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Business law

Author: Keith Abbott; N Pendlebury; Kevin Wardman
Publisher: London : Thomson, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th edView all editions and formats
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This is a comprehensive introductory textbook to business law with supporting material in the form of syllabus guides, exam questions and answers. This edition includes new cases and legislation.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Abbott; N Pendlebury; Kevin Wardman
ISBN: 9781844804610 1844804615
OCLC Number: 123900644
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xx, 698 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt. 1. The English legal system. Introduction --
The main sources of English law --
The subsidiary sources of law --
English legal history --
The courts --
Tribunals and arbitration --
The personnel of the law --
Procedure and evidence --
The law of persons --
Property law. Pt. 2. The law of contract. The formation of a contract --
Capacity to contract --
Form of contracts --
The contents of contracts --
Vitiating factors --
Discharge of contracts --
Remedies for breach of contract --
Privity of contract. Pt. 3. The law of Torts. The nature of a Tort --
General defences --
Capacity --
Negligence --
Strict liability --
Nuisance --
Trespass and conversion --
Defamation --
Remedies and limitation periods. Pt. 4. Commercial law. Agency --
Sale of goods --
Competition policy --
Consumer credit --
Insurance --
Patents, copyright, trade marks and passing-off --
The Data Protection Act 1998 --
Regulator bodies. Pt. 5. Sole trader, partnership and company. Non-corporate bodies --
Corporate bodies-the company --
The memorandum and articles of association --
Share capital --
Loan capital --
Membership and minority protection --
Directors and the secretary --
Auditors and investigations --
Meetings, resolutions and publicity --
Reconstructions, mergers and takeovers --
Liquidation, administration and receivership. Pt. 6. Employment law. Employees and independent contractors --
The contract of employment --
The common law duties of an employee --
Duties of an employer --
Wages --
Maternity rights --
Discrimination --
Termination of contracts of employment --
Redundancy --
Social security --
Industrial injuries: employer's liability --
Health and safety at work --
Institutions and tribunals --
Trade unions.
Responsibility: Keith Abbott, Norman Pendlebury, Kevin Wardman.

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Aims to fulfil the needs of students taking any introductory law course. This book offers an exposition of the law, and is examination oriented, with Coursework Questions at the end of each part of  Read more...

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