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Law for Business Students 9th ed


ISBN13: 9781292088938
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781292004013
Published: March 2016
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £33.99



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Alix Adams Law for Business Students is popular for explaining the law in a jargon-free, engaging style and exploring the law firmly within the business world in which it operates using real life examples.

The ninth edition has been updated with over 30 new case references and full analysis of the Consumer Rights Act 2015, streamlining the law on sales contracts as well as relevant provisions of the Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015.

Subjects:
Commercial Law
Contents:
Part 1: Introduction: getting started
1. Study skills
2. The nature of law
3. How the law is made
4. Resolving legal disputes

Part 2: Law of contract, agency and sale of goods
5. The law of contract: offer and acceptance
6. The law of contract: consideration, intention and privity
7. The terms of the contract at Common Law
8. Statutory Terms in contracts for sale of goods and services
9. Defects in the contract: misrepresentation, mistake, duress and undue influence
10. More defects: illegality and incapacity
11. Discharge of the contract and remedies for breach
12. The law of agency

Part 3: The law of tort
13. Tort liability for defective goods
14. Tort liability for defective services
15. Tort liability for premises

Part 4: Elements of employment law
16. Rights at work: the contract of employment and health and safety at work
17. Rights at work: protection against discrimination
18. Rights at work: protection against dismissal and redundancy

Part 5: Introduction to company law
19. Business organisation
20. Forming a registered company
21. Running the company: raising and maintaining capital
22. Daily management of the company: functions of directors, secretary and auditors
23. Company meetings and shareholder participation

Part 6: General principles of intellectual property law
24. Statutory intellectual property protection: copyright, designs, patents and trade marks
25. Common law protection of intellectual property: passing off, malicious falsehood and breach of confidence

Appendix 1: Additional resources
Appendix 2: Worth thinking about? and quiz solutions
Index