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Law in a business context

Law in a business context

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > Corporations in general

Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Bill Cole, Jillinda Tiley, Peter Shears, Bill Cole
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London : Chapman and Hall, 1990
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Business in context series.
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Short Description

XVI, 233 pages ; 26 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Law in a business context is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: Bill Cole, Peter Shears and Jillinda Tiley.
  • Publication Date: 1990
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 9 editions
  • First edition Date: 1990
  • Last edition Date: 1993
  • General Notes: Includes index.
  • Languages: British English, German
  • Library of Congress Code: KD2057
  • Dewey Code: 344.20665
  • ISBN: 0412375206 9780412375200
  • OCLC: 21292925

Main Contents

Part 1 The legal background: classification of law; where does law come from?; how and why does law change?; how and by whom is it enforced?; how is the law useful to business?; what does the law cost?. Part 2 The changing legal environment: the role of government and the increasing scope of legislation; impact of the common law – constraints of the law of contract; impact of the common law – constraints of the law of tort. Part 3 The organizational context of business: types of business organization; setting up a business enterprise; deciding which form of enterprise to operate; terminating the enterprise. Part 4 Innovation and research: environmental aspects; strategic aspects; organizational aspects. Part 5 The production process – health, safety and liability: the production process; the end product. Part 6 Marketing, selling and advertising: attracting business/advertising; the sale; service and supply contracts; the role of public bodies; credit. Part 7 The personnel function: recruitment and selection; employee references; contracts of employment; termination of employment; the data protection act and personnel records; trade unions and industrial relations; union membership agreements (closed shops); trade unions and individual rights. Part 8 The finance function: share capital or contributed capital; loan (or debt) capital; wrongful trading; insurance and the business enterprise. Appendix: case summaries.

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