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West Cheshire College
C.I.P.D. Certificate in Human Resource Practice

Unit: 3MER (HR)

Tutor: Sean Banning

Student Name: Sian Maudsley

Date Submitted: 4th June 2014

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Signature Date 04/06/2014


Describe 4 factors, 2 external, which impact on the employment relationship.

A number of factors impact on the relationship between employees and employers. Below I have listed intenal and external factors which impact on the employment relationship.


Organisation culture – The behaviour and morals of the employees within the company have a big impact on the employment relationship e.g if
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It is important to establish the nature of the employment relationship as this is key to determining the employment rights to which an individual is entitled. In employment law a persons employment status helps determine;
Their rights
Their employers responsibilities

Give examples of legislation that impact on. Employee holidays, rest periods, working hours and night working. Explain why these are important for both the employee and employer

Working Time Regulations is the leglislation that impacts employees holidays, rest periods, working hours and night working.

Rest Breaks

Workers over 18 are usually entitled to 3 types of rest break.
Rest breaks at work
Workers have the right to one uninterrupted 20 minute rest break during their working day (this could be a tea or lunch break), if they work more than 6 hours a day.
Daily rest
Workers have the right to 11 hours rest between working days (eg if you finish work at 8pm, they shouldn’t start work again until 7am the next day).
Weekly rest
Workers have the right to:
∙ An uninterrupted 24 hours without any work each week, or
∙ 48 hours each fortnight
A worker’s employment contract may say they’re entitled to more or different rights to breaks from work.

Employee Holidays

Almost all workers are legally entitled to 5.6 weeks’ paid holiday per year (known as statutory leave entitlement or annual leave). An employer can include bank holidays as part of statutory

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