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Business Law Concentrate

Law Revision and Study Guide

Fourth Edition

James Marson and Katy Ferris

August 2019

ISBN: 9780198840602

224 pages

In Stock


Price: £12.99

Highest quality revision and study guides for use alongside core reading to help consolidate knowledge, focus revision, and maximise potential



Business Law Concentrate is written and designed to help you succeed. Accurate and reliable, Concentrate guides help focus your revision and maximise your exam performance. Each guide includes revision tips, advice on how to achieve extra marks, and a thorough and focused breakdown of the key topics and cases.

  • Written by experts and covering all the key topics so you can approach your exams with confidence
  • Clear, concise, and easy-to-use helping you get the most out of your revision
  • Full of learning features and tips to show you how best to impress your examiner
  • Revision guides you can rely on: trusted by lecturers, loved by students
  • There is a wide array of accompanying online resources, including interactive, key cases flashcards, self-test questions and advice on revision and exam technique

New to this edition

  • Recent case law discussing the potential implications of Brexit (Case C-621/18 Wightman and Others v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union [2018])
  • Important cases in contract, tort and employment law, including Goodlife Foods Ltd v Hall Fire Protection Ltd [2018], Lejonvarn v Burgess & Anor [2017], Pimlico Plumbers & Charlie Mullins v Gary Smith [2018] andStefanko and others v Maritime Hotel Ltd [2018])
  • Recent legislation including the Data Protection Act 2018, the Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC); The Employment Rights (Employment Particulars and Paid Annual Leave) (Amendment) Regulations 2018; The Employment Rights (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019; The Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017; Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017; The General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679); The Finance Bill 2017; The Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act 2017; The Law Enforcement Directive; and the Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018

About the Author(s)

James Marson, Principal Lecturer in Law, Sheffield Hallam University, and Katy Ferris, Assistant Professor in Business Law, University of Nottingham

Table of Contents

    1:The English legal system
    2:Contract I: essential features of a contract
    3:Contract II: mistake, misrepresentation, duress, and undue influence
    4:Contract III: contractual terms and statutory protection
    5:Contract IV: discharge of contract and remedies for breach
    6:Law of torts
    7:Employment I: employment status, equal pay and equality
    8:Employment II: termination - wrongful dismissal, unfair dismissal, and redundancy
    9:Company law I: trading structures and forming the business
    10:Company law II: directors, finance, and capital
    11:Intellectual property and data protection

Additional Resources

Packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more, Business Law Concentrate is also supported by extensive online resources to take your learning further. Access the online resources:

- Pinpoint which areas you need to concentrate on with the diagnostic test
- Test your knowledge with the multiple choice questions and receive feedback on your answers
- Improve your essay skills using the outline answers for guidance on what to include and how to structure your answer
- Revise the facts and principles of key cases using the interactive flashcards
- Learn the important terms and definitions using the interactive glossary
- Check that you have covered the main points of a topic using the key facts lists
- Achieve better marks following the advice on revision and exam technique by experienced examiner Nigel Foster
- Extend your knowledge with bonus online material on business ethics and corporate insolvency

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