Programme: Unit Number and Title: Unit code: QCF Level: Credit value: Introduction

BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business Aspect of Contract and Negligence for Business (Unit 5) Y/601/0563 4 15 credits

Use the case studies from below and provide solution to the following outlined assignment requirements. Please perform secondary research to answer the questions. Assignment Structure:
Your coursework should include: • A title page, • Tables of content • Main body o Requirement 1 o Requirement 2 o Requirement 3 o Requirement 4 • • Reference list (please use Harvard Referencing System) Credit will be provided for those who will adopt an appropriate format and structure, provide citation in the body of the report using Harvard Referencing System, produce reference list that matches with the citations within the body (Distinction descriptor 2)

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a car dealer. at the same time as he reads the acceptance telex.another car dealer that John has sold the car to Ford.3.2.4 e hobe main head ar kisu na 2 . At 4:00pm Collin hears from Steve. Collin receives the telex at 8:15am and telexes his acceptance at 1:00pm. Collin is aware that John’s office is closed for lunch break between 1:00 and 2:00pm. He advised that it will cost him an additional £2000 to buy a similar car and he immediately sends John another telex demanding that the original car be sold to him. John McGurk. John receives this telex at 5:00pm.LONDON SCHOOL OF COMMMERCE AND IT Specification of Assessment 1. Requirement 1.Assignment SCENARIO At 8:00am on Tuesday 12 September. sends a telex to Collin McCellend offering to sell him a rare vintage car for £60000. which he accepts. On his return to the office. John does not bother to check whether he has received a telex from Collin and at 2:30pm receives an offer for the car from Ford.

2 Apply the elements of vicarious liability in given business situations. You are expected to answer each question.1) 2. (P4.2 Discuss the impact of different types of contract (P1.3). Requirement 4: 4.1 Contrast liability in tort with contractual liability (P3.2) You must produce a business report incorporating all the above requirements.D2] Points will be awarded to those who demonstrate convergent/lateral/creative thinking to give answer.1) 3.1).1 Explain the importance of the essential elements required for the formation of a valid contract (P1. 2.2) 3. Requirement 2: 2. and so on • Introduction • Separate answer for each criterion/question with suitable font size and headings and subheadings • Findings and analysis where necessary • Conclusions and recommendations • Harvard referencing style system • Good presentation of the report following the above criteria [Distinction . Requirement 1: 1.3).3 Evaluate the effect of different terms in given contracts (P2.1 Apply the elements of the tort of negligence and defences in different business situations (P 4. You are also expected to use relevant examples to illustrate the key concepts and wherever suitable.2 Apply the law on terms in different contracts (P2.3 Analyse terms in contracts with reference to their meaning and effect (P1.3). Your report must contain the followings: • Cover page including student name. (D3) 3 . As requirements of this module students are advised to answer the following requirements accordingly. unit name and title. Requirement 3: 3.LONDON SCHOOL OF COMMMERCE AND IT REQUIREMENTS The above case gives you a brief overview of a specific business situation.1 Apply the elements of contract in given business scenarios (P2.1) 4. 1.3 Explain how a business can be vicariously liable (P3.2) 1. quote examples and illustrations from the above case study.2).2 Explain the nature of liability in negligence (P3.

A bibliography lists relevant items that you have used in the preparation of the assignment but not cited in your text. ( A bibliography should also be in the Harvard style and the inclusion of such a list shows that you have read widely beyond the items you have cited... “The Anglo-American mailing rule: some problems to offer and acceptance in contracts by correspondence” (1966) 15 international and Comparative Law Quarterly 553. 2... The reference list also includes additional details such as the title and publisher.. in alphabetical order by author. “Puff. Jones (1946) and Smith (1948) have both shown…… 4.oft. 2007 2nd citation: RCN. “The battle of the forms” (1979) 42 Modern Law Review 715 The Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000 ar available on the website of the Office of Public Sector information at: http://www. Examples of citation within text or body of the report: 1... Corporate Author: 1st citation: Royal College of Nursing (RCN). “Trashing with Trollope: a deconstruction of the postal rules in contract” (1992) 12 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies states that.opsi. 2004). Pepsi and “That Plane” – the John Leonard Saga” (2000) 15 Journal of Contract Law 281 Rawlings. 3. Citation within text or body of the report: In this the author's surname and year of publication are cited in the text.. Gardner. 4 .. P....... Books with one author: Redman. 2006. 3rd ed. Reference List: A reference list (of these citations) is included at the end of the assignment..... Graw.. There are two parts in this system: 1. This view has been supported in the work of Cormack ( Good essay writing: a social sciences guide. p.32-33).. “Contracts between businessmen” (1975) 2 British Journal of Law and Society 45. Cormack (1994. .htm The Office of Fair Trading provides a helpful guide to the distance-selling regulation on its website at: http://www. 2..htm HARVARD REFERENCING SYSTEM We expect students to use the alphabetical or name-date method known as the HARVARD system.LONDON SCHOOL OF COMMMERCE AND IT Reading list Beale and Dugdale... 2007 Examples of listings in reference list: e. Evans. p.

Available at: libweb. 2005. Title of article. Edition. 3rd ed. title of book. Books with more than four authors For books where there are more than four authors. Slapper. [e-book].4-5. Nursing Times. J. J. p. et al. The rise and fall of suburbia. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Initials.pol. NJ: Princeton University Press.. [e-book]. & Munday. 1988. G. Year. B. Initials. 7 Journal articles from an electronic source / E-books [accessed 5 June 2005] 5 Journal articles Author.. Corporate manslaughter: new issues for lawyers. 6 Newspaper articles Author.. 2005. [type of medium] Place of publication: Publisher • Fishman. The required elements for a reference are: Author. 42 (6). Page numbers. 2005.M. Chester: Castle Press. 97(22). [online]. The Bretton Woods proposal: an indepth look.63-64. The rise and fall of suburbia.anglia. If available at website: • Fishman. three or four authors The required elements for a reference are: Authors. Title of book. 1988.. Princeton.. with Sage. Year. Initials... C. Available at: http://www. Full Title of Newspaper Day and month before page numbers of article. Chester: Castle Press. Year. 3. E-books For e-books the required elements for a reference are : Author. 2002. Year. Place: Publisher Kirk. Title of book.use the first author only with surname and initials followed by “et al”. Perry. R. R.... 3 Sep. 4.LONDON SCHOOL OF COMMMERCE AND IT 2. Year. (only include this if not the first edition) Place: Publisher • Grace. The Times. Title of article. Books with two.. London: Open University in assoc. Narrative analysis. 2001. R. Volume number (Issue/Part number). What health care assistants know about clean hands. A history of the world. Full Title of Journal. Edition.upenn/articles (Blackwell Science Synergy) [accessed 12 June 2005] 5 . Initials. Political Science Quarterly. 9 E-version of annual reports Marks & Spencer.LONDON SCHOOL OF COMMMERCE AND IT 8 Internet National electronic Library for Health.hth. Annual report 2003-2004. (Updated 16 Jan 2005) Available at: http://www. Can walking make you slimmer and healthier? (Hitting the headlines article) [Online].uk/corporate/annual2003/ [accessed 4 June 2005] 6 .walking [accessed 10 April 2005] The title of a web page is normally the main heading on the page. [Online].nhs. 2004. Available at: http://www-marks-andspencer. 2003.

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