Supporting Good Practice in Managing Employment Relations – 3mer

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Supporting Good Practice in Managing Employment Relations – 3MER 1.1 Describe 4 factors, 2 internal and 2 external, which impact on the employment relationship There are several external and internal factors that might impact on the employment relationship such as the following examples: External Factors: 1. Given the state of the recession and how it might have affected an organisation’s finances, this has a large impact on the employment relationship i.e. due to cuts there be maybe redundancies, therefore leading to loss of jobs. 2. Another external factor that might impact on the employment relationship is the social impact. Organisations must be able to meet the demands of the business whilst managing the needs of…show more content…
Both fixed term and permanent workers are usually ‘employees’ of an organisation. Temporary Temporary contracts, like fixed term contracts are usually contracted for a specific period of time. Temporary workers can be seasonal, contractors/freelancers, casual and/ or agency workers. Temporary contractors can work under ‘self-employed’ or “worker’ status. A ‘self-employed’ temporary worker, works for themselves and is responsible for their own NI and tax contributions, whereas with a ‘worker’ is paid directly by the employer or agency, who will be responsible to tax deductions. Temporary workers are also are entitled to legal rights under the employment rights act (1996) and the Agency workers regulations (2010) such as: equal working conditions, holiday leave entitlement which is usually with the same amount of days as a fixed term/permanent employee pro-rata, the 48 hours a week working time regulations and the 12 week qualifying period”. 2:1 Give examples of legislation that impact on: employee holidays, rest periods, working hours and night working and explain why these are important for both employee and organisation: Areas such as employee holidays, rest periods, working hours and night working are all important factors that equal to a positive work/life

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