Essay about 3mer Guidance Leaflet

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Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
3MER
Supporting Good Practice in Managing Employment Relations
Assignment and Content

Activity
Investigate resources 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 clarify/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
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The effects of this can lead to staff feeling dejected and demoralised and causing a lack of engagement and poor performance. This however does create the need for more high skilled and better paid jobs in the long term. Companies may offer employees training and development opportunities to improve the skill sets necessary any potential position created from the advance in technology.

3 different types of employment status and 3 reasons why it is important to clearly determine an individual’s employment status
There are 3 different types of employment status:
Employee – An employee is defined as 'an individual who has entered into or works under (or, where employment has ceased, worked under) a contract of employment', the majority of people in work will be classed as an employee, an employee has more rights than a worker or someone who is self-employed and is usually working under a contract of employment, this can be verbal, written or a mixture of both. Pay (national minimum wage), leave (statutory entitlement) and agreed working hours will be defined in the contract of employment. Employees are protected against unfair dismissal and unlawful discrimination and have rights to statutory redundancy payment, maternity, paternity, adoption leave and pay, parental leave, the right to request flexible working hours, rights under TUPE and rights to preferred payments in the event of the insolvency of the employer.
Worker – A worker is

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