Employment Law

One of the General Optional Units which count towards your BTEC Level 5 HND in Business.

• Aim
The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with an understanding of the law on employment, and the skills to apply those legal provisions which are concerned with the employment relationship and individual employment rights
• Unit abstract
In this unit learners will develop the understanding and skills required to analyse the law relating to employment relationships and individual employment rights.
Both UK and European sources of employment law are examined, along with the institutions and systems concerned with law enforcement. Learners will develop an understanding of the nature and scope of the employment relationship in its legal and business context. There will be a particular focus on the creation, content, application and termination of employment contracts.
The unit also considers the impact on the employment relationship of the developing law in the areas of discrimination, human rights and data protection.
• Learning outcomes
On successful completion of this unit a learner will:
1 Understand the sources, institutions and enforcement systems for individual employment rights
2 Understand the nature and scope of the employment relationship in its legal and business context
3 Be able to apply the legal provisions concerned with discrimination and health and safety in a legal and business context
4 Understand the impact on the employment relationship of the developing law in the areas of human rights and data protection legislation.

 

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