Employment Relationship Essay
Assessment Report – Foundation and Intermediate(AR1) To be completed by candidate and assessor(s): Centre name:City College Brighton and Hove Candidate name: CIPD Membership/ registration No:Unique Learner No (ULN) (if applicable): Qualification title:CIPD Diploma in HR Practice Unit title(s): 3 MERUnit code(s): F305A Assessment activity (and assignment title if applicable) and the learning outcomes addresses: Outcomes 1. Understand the impact of employment law at the start of the employment relationship. 2. Understand the main individual rights that the employee has during the employment relationship. . Understand the issues to address at the termination of the employment relationship Activity Investigate resources, such as the CIPD website, and write a guidance leaflet which covers key points of the areas detailed below. The impact of employment law at the start of the employment relationship, including: •2 internal and 2 external factors which can impact on the employment relationship •3 different types of employment status and 3 reasons why it is important to clearly determine an individual’s employment status.
Employee rights during the employee relationship, including: •the importance of work life balance and related legislation concerning holidays, rest periods, working hours and night working •family/parent-related legal support, including maternity leave, paternity leave, adoption leave and dependants leave •2 reasons why employees should be treated fairly in relation to pay •the main points of equalities legislation including the concepts of direct and indirect discrimination, harassment and victimisation •the concept of the ‘psychological contract’ and examples of policies and procedures which can underpin this.
Issues to be addressed at the termination of the employment relationship, including: •the differences between fair and unfair dismissal •the importance of exit interviews to both parties •the key stages to be followed in managing redundancies and the impact of redundancy on the whole organisation Evidence to be produced A written guidance leaflet of approximately 3000 words for the attention of an employing organisation well known to you (ideally your own employer).
Content will include the key assessment criteria (1. 1 through to 3. 3) supporting good practice in Managing Employment Relations. You will develop content through participation in the weekly tasks, professional insight, further reading including web-based research, and reflective practice. Date due for assessment:Extension request date Extension grantedY/N Actual date evidence submitted:Revised due date Candidate declaration: •I confirm that the work/evidence presented for assessment is my own unaided work. I have read the assessment regulations and understand that if I am found to have ‘copied’ from published work without acknowledgement, or from other candidate’s work, this may be regarded as plagiarism which is an offence against the assessment regulations and leads to failure in the relevant unit and formal disciplinary action. •I agree to this work being subjected to scrutiny by textual analysis software if required. •I understand that my work may be used for future academic/quality assurance purposes in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. I understand that the work/evidence submitted for assessment may not be returned to me and that I have retained a copy for my records. •I understand that until such time as the assessment grade has been ratified through internal and external quality assurance processes it is not final.
Signature: Date: To be completed by assessor(s): AssesscriteriaLearning outcomes and Assessment criteria Assessor comments Provide rationale for judgements against each assessment criterion and identify areas for developmentPass/ Refer/ Fail . 11Understand the impact of employment law at the start of the employment relationship. 1. 1Describe the internal and external factors that impact on the employment relationship. 1. 2Explain the different types of employment status 1. 3Identify and analyse the reasons why it is important to determine an individual’s employment status. 2. 22Understand the main individual rights that the employee has during the employment relationship. 2. Explain the importance of work life balance within the employment relationship and how it can be influenced by legislation 2. 2Summarise the legal support that may be given to employees as a family member. 2. 3 Explain the reasons for treating employees fairly in relation to pay. 2. 4 Summarise the main points of discrimination legislation. 2. 5Explain the good practice that underpins organisational policies and can contribute to the psychological contract. 3. 1 /3. 23 Understand the issues to address at the termination of the employment relationship. . 1Explain the differences between fair and unfair dismissals. 3. 2 Explain the importance of exit interviews 3. 3 Summarise the key stages to be followed when managing redundancies. Assessor feedback summary: Assessor name: Signature: Date:Decision: PASS REFER FAIL Internal Verifier name: (if sampled) Signature: Date:Decision: PASS REFER FAIL Action to be taken by assessor(s) following I/V sampling (specify):