• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Employee/Employer Rights

Extracts from this document...


Employee/Employer Rights I am writing this coursework to explain the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees at Richer Sounds. I will also explain the procedures to deal with disputes and with health and safety issues that occur in Richer Sounds. First of all I will describe the main laws, which protect employees within businesses. All businesses/organisations must display details of the Health and Safety at Work Act in a prominent place. A legal requirement at work is to have a safe environment and both employees and employers have to abide by the Health and Safety at Work Act and various regulations that have followed this act. The responsibility of safety is that of each line manager and, finally, the chief executive or head of the organisation. ...read more.


Many businesses also have safety representatives who attend meetings of the safety committee. The representatives are selected by recognised trade unions and elected by union members, not by the employer. When becoming a colleague at Richer Sounds you are issued with a Statement of Terms of Employment, also known as a Contract of Employment. Two of the most important parts of this statement are the Rules of Employment and the Codes of Conduct. This is included in all colleagues' welcome packs. Being a colleague at Richer Sounds you have to abide by certain rules. A few of these are: � To abide by the company's Use of Networking and Computer Resources Policy. � To abide by the company's security and confidentiality policies. ...read more.


They are always eager to recognize and reduce risks, through regular risk assessments and by encouraging all colleagues to report risks. Colleagues at Richer Sounds go through health and safety training, focussing on the main types of risks/hazards and how to minimise them. Matt Oxer, Richer Sounds Group Property Director is responsible for health and safety and liases with John Clayton, Lee Nelson and Richer Sounds Deputy Field Sales Directors and individual managers over health and safety and first aid training in their stores and departments. To protect the health and safety of its employees, Richer Sounds carries out regular risk assessments on existing work locations. They make sure that all electrical equipment is safe by carrying out annual electrical audits although colleagues are encouraged to report any concerns about electrical equipment or installations to their manager immediately. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE People in Business section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE People in Business essays

  1. Rights and Responsibilities of Employer and Employee

    In the NHS, majority of the female group tend to use their Careers' leave. All employees are entitled a reasonable time off work without pay, to deal with an emergency involving a dependant. For example, if a dependant falls ill or is injured, to arrange or attend a dependant funeral.

  2. Stakeholders - review of Richer Sounds.

    Richer Sounds only recruit colleagues if needed and only those who have specialist skills in an area such as in IT, Finance or even in Marketing. Information on the owner - Julian Richer Julian Richer is the sole sharholder, which means that there are no other external shareholders.

  1. Managing Human Resources in Marks & Spencer.

    The average interview usually takes around thirty minutes. The interview plan organises the time to cover the important aspects in assessing applicants. The plan must be flexible enough to allow the interviewer to explore areas that may come up during the interview.

  2. Free essay

    health and saftey of richer sounds

    This also enables staff to know what problems have occurred so that they can deal with it accordingly. This falls under the workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992. * All electrical equipment is safe - Measures are taken to the appropriate risk.


    The hospit?l could h?ve immedi?te ?ccess to p?tient ?nd their fin?nci?l inform?tion through the designed ?nd system?tized centr?l d?t?b?se. Inform?tion Technology could ?id in incre?sing the hospit?ls effectiveness in its ?ccounting systems ?nd improve the clinici?n's efficiency ?nd en?bling the p?tient to h?ve ?

  2. rights and responsiblities at richer sounds

    pay colleagues at the end of the month * To pay colleagues taking sick leave * To give colleagues notice if we want them to work additional hours 4: The employees can find the list of express conditions on their contract of employment given to them.

  1. stakeholders at richer sounds

    them a map and a catalogue by first-class post. * By providing their customers detailed written quotations that relate to the importance of the product that there are interested in. * Making Customer Happy Calls to every customer who has been a first time buyer, who has been unsure about their purchase or who has bought an item when

  2. Employee's Rights

    Colleagues are also advised to attend health and safety training courses. These courses specifically focuses on the main types of hazards and risks and will teach colleagues how to escape these problems if one occurred and will also minimise the risk of one taking place.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work