Employers need to follow certain laws and procedures in order to protect their staff and customers.
A worker is dismissed because of their religion. What is this an example of?
Health and safety at work
A worker is dismissed because the business is changing its organisational structure. What is this an example of?
Staff are sent home because of local flooding. What is this an example of?
What is redundancy?
When a business dismisses workers unfairly
When a business dismisses workers fairly
When a business sends workers home on unpaid leave
Why can redundancy occur?
Because a business introduces new technology
Because a business needs to cut costs
Both of the above answers
How can businesses best protect the safety of workers?
Increasing their salary
Following the EU Working Time Directive
Why are improved paternity rights a burden on a business?
Parents are not good workers
Businesses must pay paternity leave
Firms cannot recruit temporary workers
Who are businesses responsible for ensuring the health and safety of?
Their staff and customers
Which of the following is an example of discrimination?
Making junior staff redundant
Paying female employees less than male employees
Giving a wage rise to hard working employees
What is the name of the legislation covering occupational health and safety in the United Kingdom?
The Working Time Directive, 1999
The Employment Relations Act, 1999
The Health and Safety at Work Act, 1974