Unit One: 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: 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). * Your name * The contract should state your job responsibilities. * Your hourly pay, information about holidays and sickness, * Date employment commenced. * If there is a probationary period and how long * Pensions * Brief note on confidentiality * Disciplinary actions * Dismissal procedure 2a) List three key points of legislation that affect employers in a business environment. * Health and safety at work act 1974 * Employment rights Act 1996 * The Data protection Act 1998 2b) List three key points of legislation that affect employees in a business environment. 1. Pay and pensions Act 1979 2. Data Protection Act 1998 3. Employment rights and responsibilities Act 1996 3. Identify a range of places where a person can find information on employment rights
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