Unit 1 Principles of Personal Responsibilities and Working in a Business Environment

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Unit one: Principles of personal responsibilities and working in a business environment Assessment You should use this file to complete your Assessment. * The first thing you need to do is save a copy of this document, either onto your computer or a disk * Then work through your Assessment, remembering to save your work regularly * When you’ve finished, print out a copy to keep for reference * Then, go to www.vision2learn.com and send your completed Assessment to your tutor via your My Study area – make sure it is clearly marked with your name, the course title and the Unit and Assessment number. Please note that this Assessment document has 8 pages and is made up of 7 Sections. ------------------------------------------------- Name: Gary Longden 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). A contract of employment is a statement of the main terms and conditions of employment. This would include the job title, hours of work each week. If you are working particular shifts the contract would also state your shift patterns. You would be informed of your salary and length of your probation period. 2a) List three key points of legislation that affect employers in a business environment. 1. Health & Safety 2. Data Protection 3. Pay and Pensions 2b) List three key points of legislation that affect employees in a business environment. 1. Pension 2. Pay 3. Employment rights and responsibilities 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
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