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Published: 15 June 2018

744 Pages


ISBN: 9780198766285

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Business Law

Fifth Edition

James Marson and Katy Ferris

  • Learning outcomes are presented at the start of chapters to provide students with a roadmap of the content ahead while case facts and their impact are integrated in the chapters to help students visualize the course of events and understand their importance
  • Chapters close with a summary of the core content covered, serving as a helpful recap and useful revision aid
  • Further reading suggestions guide students that want to deepen their knowledge, including well-maintained and trusted websites, Twitter feeds, and YouTube channels in addition to suitable books and articles
  • Sample problem and essay questions can be found at the end of each chapter, providing students with an opportunity to test their understanding and practise for assessments. Indicative answers can be found with the online resources accompanying this book.
  • The first chapter introduces why it is important for business students to understand legal concepts and provides helpful tips on how to approach assessments, including an example problem question with a model answer

New to this Edition:

  • Brand new features including case studies which open each chapter demonstrating an everyday problem that might affect a business, employer, employee, or civilian and the legal repercussions. These 'Business Scenarios' will help students engage with the law and appreciate its impact on routine situations. employers, employees and civilians. 'Consider' boxes appear throughout the chapters and relate the issues raised in the case studies to the content. They will help students make sense of the finer details and encourage them to think independently about how the law applies.
  • A sample problem question and model answer has been introduced to the first chapter, enabling students to see how they can approach assessments
  • Further case summaries have been added throughout, helping students to visualize what happened and in turn making it easier for them to grasp the importance of key cases

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