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 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). After you have been working for more than two months you have the right to see a writing up contract with your terms and conditions the main points in your contract should be, * Pay rate – depending on your age and position in the company you may have a different pay rate to others Example £6.10 ph 16 hours p/w * Holiday entitlement – everyone gets different holiday depending on what hours they work a week this is worked out normally by pro rota per year this may or may not include bank holidays. * Employees Name – this shows who contract this is. Eg Asda, Matalan * Duties and responsibilities – this will show your main role to the company and who duties you are expected to do. 2a) List three key points of legislation that affect employers in a business environment. * Health and Safety – your manager and everyone you work with must abided by these rules to stop accidents and to comply by the law. * Data Protection – This must be followed for everyone due to the data protection act 1998 this means your manager or the person who holds everyone’s information must use this information in the correct lawful way. * Pay and pension – this applies to all organisation of all sizes national minimum wage is set so you don’t get paid to little so the employer cannot pay you under the amount of NMW. 2b) List three key points of legislation that affect employees in a business environment. Legislations that affect employees are * Employment rights and
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