Principles of Personal Responsibilities and Working in a Business Environment

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Section 1 – Know the employment rights and responsibilities of the employee and employer 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).  Employer's name  Employee's name  Duties and responsibilities  Hours of work Example contract: Employer's name: Alexandra Smith Employee's name: David Martin Date of commencement of employment: 01. June 2013. Main place of work: Employer's home address Job title: Gardener Duties and responsibilities: General garden maintenance, general maintenance inside/outside the property and outbuildings. Probationary period: 3 months Hours of work: 44 hours per week Salary: £23,000 per year Holiday: The holiday year runs from January to December, in each holiday year the Employee's holiday entitlement is 4 weeks, plus the usual public holidays (pro rata where necessary) Sick pay: The Employee is entitled to statutory sick pay provided that he meets the relevant statutory criteria. Statutory sick pay is payable by the Employer for up to 28 weeks in any single period of incapacity for work. Sick pay in excess of the above entitlement may be paid at the absolute discretion of the Employer. Confidentiality: The Employee is aware that in the course of the Employment he/she will have access to and be entrusted with information in respect of the Employer all of which information is or may be confidential. The Employee shall not (except in the proper course of his duties) during or at any time after the Employment divulge to any person whatever or otherwise make use of any confidential information concerning the business, finances or private affairs of the Employer. Disciplinary procedures: Current details of the Employer’s disciplinary and grievance

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