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In this assignment I want to describe the recruitment and retention process and documentation in M&S.

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BTEC National Diploma in Business Introduction to marketing Introduction: In this assignment I want to describe the recruitment and retention process and documentation in a selected business. Task 1.1 Reasons Why M&S may need to Recruit new Staff > For expansion reason: If M&S hope to or want to expand their shop they will need to recruit new staff, so that the new staff they recruit can be involved in the day to day running of the new store they just opened. > To cover shortage of staff: Shortage of staff occurs if for example workers are on sick, maternity leave or on pregnancy leave. When workers are on thes leave the duties that those workers are normally doing needs to be performed by someone else that is why M&S recruit new staff. > Poor performance: If M&S workers are under performing, they might be dismissed or put on redundancy. Therefore, new employees will need to be recruited. > Diversification: If an organisation diverse into providing other types of goods or services and their current employees doesn't have the skills to provide these. Their employer might need to employ new staff to cope with this. M&S for example diverted into providing other ranges of products like home wares and furniture. ...read more.

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After candidates have been interviewed they should be provided with a contract that shows the terms and conditions of M&S. Task 1.3 The Documentations That Are Involved In The Recruitment Process of M&S There are different documentations that are required by law to be provided when an employer is recruiting employees. Some of these are: > Written and signed Contract by both the employer and the employee to be used as reference in case of a breach in the terms of contract by one or the two parties involved. > NI (National Insurance) number is to be provided by the employee at the time of employment. This is because after an individual is paid for work done, the government get taxes from that and then save some money for the worker's pension. > Bank details needs to be provided so that money can be paid directly into the worker's account. Some organisations pay their employees by cheque so it might not be required. > Passport might be required identity confirmation and also to confirm the employees is allowed to work legally within the country. Task 1.4 Retention Task 1.5 Now I want to explain why M&S is keen to retrain their staff and how does M&S benefit from that. ...read more.

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> It sometimes answer further question that the employee might need an answer to. E.g. How many hours they will be working everyday or every week which in the UK is stated by law that no employee is allowed to work more than 8hours a day, how many days they are allowed to go on holiday within maybe a year or a month, the amount of money they are going to be paid while working in the organization which must not be less than the minimum wage, what other opportunities are available to them in M&S etc > It sometimes answer further question that the employee might need an answer to. E.g. How many hours they will be working everyday or every week which in the UK is stated by law that no employee is allowed to work more than 8hours a day, how many days they are allowed to go on holiday within maybe a year or a month, the amount of money they are going to be paid while working in the organization which must not be less than the minimum wage, what other opportunities are available to them in M&S etc. ?? ?? ?? ?? Omobolanle Salami 17/06/2010 Assignment No.1 Unit 4 1 ...read more.

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