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Legal and Political Factors That Affect Tescos.

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D2 Legal Managing sickness absence ‘’A new service to help employers and employees manage long-term sickness absence has been launched by the DWP. The Health and Work Service is a free occupational health advice initiative that will help employees who have been, or are expected to be, absent from work due to illness for over four weeks return to work more quickly. Both GPs and employers will be able to refer employees to the Service, which will carry out an occupational health assessment and develop a plan including a timetable for a return to work. The DWP claims the Service, which is expected to be operational by April 2015, could cut the amount of sickness absence by 20% to 40%, saving employers a total of £70 million’’ This law is when workers who have an absence from work for being sick or ill. If their sickness last after four weeks of absence then they will receive a service of offering them free occupational health assistance for employees, employers and GPs. People are going to be off sick from time to time. But absence because of sickness, or another unexpected reason, can put your business in a tricky situation This employment law I think is a negative threat ...read more.

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it * Coaching a manager or designated colleague will help trainees work through problems and inspire them to find solutions * Mentoring a more experienced member of staff acts as an adviser * Job rotation or secondment the trainee has the opportunity of covering their target role, taking full responsibility on a temporary or limited basis Social Shift in Multicultural Make up Shift in the multicultural makeup in the UK is growing their fast because of immigration is becoming more and more each year, this is a negative threat to Tesco because they have to make changes to their markets and start understanding what their customers really want in their markets. Tesco offer their customers different range of foods from different countries to satisfy their needs because the rising of immigration each year and people would like multicultural foods in their stores for example Italian, Asian, Mexican so when people migrate to the UK and will able them to purchase foods that was available from their country. when foreign people travel on a holiday to the UK this has a big impact on Tesco because some foreign people might not like the food that is made in restaurants or takeaway?s so they might go shopping buy their own kind of food in the markets. ...read more.

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domestic product is expected to rise by 2.7% in 2014 and the growth forecast for 2015 has been raised from 2.2% to 2.3. This is a positive opportunity for Tesco?s because they will start making more sales and profit. Tesco key objectives is to keep growing globally and internationally this is done by ??Creating new opportunities for millions of young people around the world??. Because more people will come through the door, more money in the tills, more opportunity to cover the overhead costs of the business and make more profit Tesco strategy is to attract more people to their markets by doing promotions, , giving out vouchers through their clubcard so they can keep loyal to their customers and their sales will increase. With the money they can build new stores. Conclusion In this task I think there are a lot of threats and opportunity for Tesco to do better. For example the threat ??managing sick absence??, if this law was not set up than employees could have had fault reasons for being sick and put a lot of pressure on businesses for shortage of staff. Laws are set up so it can improve the system for businesses, it will make people behave better, and more productive. ...read more.

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