Aspects of Contract and Negligence Assignment
Qualification - BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business
Unit number and title - Unit 5 Aspects of Contract and Negligence for Business
QFC Level - Level 4
Students are required to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding about essential elements of a valid contract, the impact of various forms of contract, and to analyse various terms. You are required to carry out a research by using supportive materials like Statutes, Decided Cases, books, journals, websites, etc., and give a feedback of the findings on P1.1, P1.2 and P1.3. Your answer should be in essay form. Answers without application to an organization or appropriate examples will be referred.
P1 Understand the essential elements of a valid contract in a business context
P1.1 explain the importance of the essential elements required for the formation of a valid contract
P1.2- discuss the impact of different types contract
P1.3- analyse terms in contract with reference to their meaning and effect
Students are required to apply their skills and learning of essential elements and terms of a business contract to business scenario given in the assignment and a standard form contract from an organisation of their choice. You are required to apply the law with the materials like Statutes, Decided Cases, books, journals, websites, etc in your arguments. Students' skills and learning will be assessed against the learning outcomes labelled as P2.1, P2.2 and P2.3. Answers without application to business scenarios given in the assignment, standard form contract from a specific organisationand/or appropriate examples based on decided cases will be referred. Please select two scenarios.
P2. Be able to apply the elements of a contract in business situations
P2.1 Apply the elements of contract in given business scenarios.
P2.2 Apply the law on terms in different contracts
P2.3 Evaluate the effect of different terms in given contracts using business scenario 4given below
3Students are required to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the principles of negligence in business activities and present their answer in form of an essay. You are required to carry out research using law materials like Statutes, Decided Cases, books, journals, websites, etc in your argument and give feedback to P3.1, P3.2 and P3.3.Answers without application to an organisation and appropriate examples from decided cases and statutes will referred.
P3. Understanding the principles of liability in negligence in business activities
P3.1 Contrast liability in tort with contractual liability
P3.2 Explain the nature of liability in negligence
P3.3 Explain how a business can be vicariously liable
Students are required to apply principles of liability in negligence in business situations and submit a report. Students need to apply the elements of the tort of negligence and defences and vicarious liability to the business scenarios given in the assignment. In their report students are required to answer P4.1 and P4.2. Answers without use of the business scenarios given in the assignment and appropriate examples from decided cases and statutes will be referred.
P4. Be able to apply principles of liability in negligence in business situations
P4.1 Apply the elements of the tort of negligence and defences in different business situations using the scenarios 5 and 6 given below.
P 4.2 Apply the elements of vicarious liability in given business situations using business scenarios 7 and 8.