Business Law

Paperback | October 22, 2016

byJames Marson, Katy Ferris

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Marson and Ferris' Business Law demonstrates the real applicability of the law to the business world, packed full of up-to-date and relevant examples and case law. Designed for non-lawyers, Business Law is written in a clear and easy-to-follow style which avoids excessive legal terminology and presents the need-to-know facts and cases. Would-be entrepreneurs and those looking to a career in management will find that this book provides the solid base needed tomake confident business decisions in the future. Fully referenced throughout and with an accompanying Online Resource Centre, Business Law combines accurate legal detail with strong learning tools such as self-test questions, chapter summaries and key definitions, helping students successfully navigate their way through this often complex subject.Online Resources:The book is accompanied by a comprehensive Online Resource Centre offering resources tailored to support students and lecturers.Student Resources * Multiple choice questions * Indicative answers to the end of chapter questions * Flashcard cases * Flashcard glossaries * Additional material on the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008, business and ethics, corporate manslaughter, and the Legal Services Act 2007* Legal updates Lecturer Resources* Customizable PowerPoint slides for use in your teaching* Test bank of multiple choice questions

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Marson and Ferris' Business Law demonstrates the real applicability of the law to the business world, packed full of up-to-date and relevant examples and case law. Designed for non-lawyers, Business Law is written in a clear and easy-to-follow style which avoids excessive legal terminology and presents the need-to-know facts and cases....

James Marson is Senior Lecturer in Law at Sheffield Hallam University. Katy Ferris is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Huddersfield.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:704 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 1.29 inPublished:October 22, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198794436

ISBN - 13:9780198794431

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Table of Contents

1. Studying lawPart I The English Legal System2. The law, the constitution and human rights in the UK3. Sources of law, statutory interpretation, and the legislative process4. The court structure and alternative forms of dispute resolutionPart II Law of the European Union5. History, institutions, sources of law and the impact on the UK, and the international dimensionPart III Contractual Obligations6. Essential features of a valid contract 1: offer and acceptance7. Essential features of a valid contract 2: consideration, intention to create legal relations and certainty of terms8. Contracts, contractual capacity, mistake, misrepresentation, and duress9. Contractual terms10. Statutory regulation of contracts11. Discharge of contract and remedies for breachPart IV Tortious Liability12. Negligence and nuisance13. Economic loss, the liability of professional advisors, and psychiatric injury14. Vicarious liability and statutory dutiesPart V Company Law15. Type of organization and forming the business enterprise16. Corporate administration17. Maintenance of finance and capital18. Corporate managementPart VI Agency Law19. Employment status and the terms forming the contract20. Dismissal at common law, redundancy and the transfer of undertakings21. Unfair dismissal and constructive dismissal22. Discrimination in the workplace and parental rights23. Regulation of the conditions of employmentPart VIII Intellectual Property24. Intellectual propertySupplement10. Statutory regulation of contracts (fully updated chapter considering the CRA 2015)

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Review from previous edition: "A professionally executed and stylish text, which provides comprehensive coverage of business law at the appropriate level and in a suitable analytical manner." --Cheryl Dolder, Kent Law School, University of Kent