Supporting Good Practice in Managing Employment Relations - 3mer

3386 Words Jun 7th, 2013 14 Pages
Supporting Good Practice in Managing Employment Relations

Catherine Boudewyn

(Certificate in Human Resource Practice)

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

1. Describe 4 Factors (2 internal and 2 external) which impact on the employment relationship 4

2. Define the following types of work: Permanent, Temporary, Fixed Term, - explain the main features of each and why determining an individual’s employment status is important 4

3. Give examples of legislation that impact on: employee holidays, rest periods, working hours and night working and explain why these
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Social impact can also be a factor, with retirement now not being enforced. This means that skilled and long serving employees can continue on to work and can help with succession planning for less experienced workers to be developed for a role.

Define the following types of work: Permanent, Temporary, Fixed Term, - explain the main features of each and why determining an individual’s employment status is important

Permanent
An employee's contract of employment is the foundation of their relationship with the organisation. These contractual rights may be more generous than the rights that the employee is given by employment legislation. For example, many employees are entitled under their contracts of employment to sick pay that is better than that laid down by statute.
Although contractual rights can build upon statutory rights, they cannot undermine them. For example, if a contract specifies that an employer is entitled to terminate the contract by giving one week's notice, but the employment legislation sets down a minimum period of two weeks' notice, then the legislation prevails.
The contract is continuous until one of the parties decides to terminate the relationship.
(EEF, 2012)

Temporary
Temporary Workers have exactly the same employment rights as a permanent employee, as long as they have completed the statutory period of employment. There are exceptions to this and relate to those who are covering maternity leave or for
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