Unit One: Principles of Personal Responsibilities and Working in a Business Environment Essay

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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: Peter Phillips 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). There are multiple points that must be included in the contract of employment. Four of these include the Employers name, Job Title, Duties and responsibilities and also the Salary. 2a) List three key points of legislation that affect employers in a business environment. Three key points of legislation that affect employers include: • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 • Data Protection Act 1998 • Pensions Act 2004 2b) List three key points of legislation that affect employees in a business environment. Three key points of legislation that affect employees include: • The Employment Rights Act • The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 • The National Minimum Wage Act 1998 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
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