Level 2 Business and Administration

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Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business and Administration Unit one: Principles of personal responsibilities and working in a business environment Section 1: Rights and responsibilities at work 1. Identify four main points that would be included in a contract of employment. If possible, use an example contract to support your answer (feel free to obscure any confidential information). [1.1] Four main points that would appear in a contract of employment are: 1. Name of the employer and the employee 2. Employment start date 3. Job title 4. Hours of work and details of additional payment e.g. rate of pay for overtime 5. Probation period 2a) List three key points of legislation that affect employers in a business environment. [1.2] Three key points of legislation that affect employers are: 1. Pay and pensions 2. Health and safety 3. Employment rights and responsibilities 2b) List three key points of legislation that affect employees in a business environment. [1.2] Three key points of legislation that affect employees are: 1. Pay 2. The Equality Act 2010 3. Pensions 3. Identify a range of places where a person can find information on employment rights and responsibilities. You should identify at least two internal and two external sources of information. [1.3] Information on employment rights and responsibilities can be obtained from sources including: 1. Internal sources a. company intranet b. employee handbook c. human resources 2. External sources d. trade union websites e. citizens advice f. gov.uk website g. acas.co.uk 4. Describe how representative bodies can support employees. [1.4] Representative bodies support employees by providing support and guidance relating to employment related issues. Their advice
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