Published March 29th 2011 by Routledge – 592 pages
Business Law offers comprehensive coverage of the key aspects of business law in a straightforward manner that is easy to understand for non-law students.
It describes and considers the full range of legal topics such as Contract, Company and Employment Law, as well as including coverage of emerging areas such as Health and Safety and Environmental Law as they apply to business. Including all the recent major developments in the law such as the Companies Act 2006 the Lisbon Treaty, new regulations on Consumer Protection and the impact of environmental and climate change regulation on businesses, Business Law is one of the most up-to-date textbooks available today.
Key learning features include:
Primarily designed for undergraduates on business courses, Business Law will also be suitable for all those who need to study the law relating to business as part of their main course.
Part 1: Law, Legal Sources and Dispute Resolution 1. Law and Legal Sources 2. The Criminal and Civil Courts 3. Alternative Dispute Resolution Part 2: Business Organisations 4. Agency 5. Partnership Law 6. Company Law (1) 7. Company Law (2) Part 3: Business Transactions 8. Contract (1) 9. Contract (2) 10. Contract (3) 11. Contract (4) 12. Sale and Supply of Goods Part 4: Business Liability 13. Negligence 14. Vicarious and Employers' Liability 15. Business Liability and Environmental Law Part 5: Employment Law 16. Individual Employment Rights (1) 17. Individual Employment Rights (2) 18. Individual Employment Rights (3) 19. Health and Safety Law
David Kelly was formerly Principal Lecturer in Law at Staffordshire University and is the author of the best-selling textbook, The English Legal System with Gary Slapper.
Ruth Hayward, LL.B (Hons), LL.M., has many years experience teaching and examining law and business students in further and higher education. She has written a text on 'Conflict of Laws' and been co-author of several editions of a Business Law text.
Ruby Hammer, LL.B. (Hons), LL.M., is a Senior Lecturer in Law at Staffordshire University and is subject leader for Tort Law and Environmental Law as well as being research active in the field of climate change regulation and renewable energy.
John Hendy is a Director of In Touch Learning Ltd and is an Education Consultant specialising in the development of LLB, LLM and MBA awards for online learning. He has expertise in International Business Law and Employment Law, International Environmental Law and Health and Safety.