Essentials of Business Law is well regarded for its clear yet succinct exposition of core principles and key cases across the essential legal topics relevant to business students. This new edition has been significantly updated and deals fully and comprehensively with the Consumer Rights Act 2015.
Ewan MacIntyre has recently retired after 25 years as a Senior Lecturer in Law at Nottingham Law School and has extensive experience in teaching business law. He is also the author of the successful textbook, Business Law (Pearson).
Preface Table of cases Table of statutes Table of statutory instruments Table of European legislation Study skills The legal system Making a contract The terms of the contract Misrepresentation, mistake, duress and illegality Discharge of contracts and remedies for breach Agency The Sale of Goods Act 1979 The tort of negligence Nuisance, trespass, defamation and vicarious liability Companies (1): Characteristics and formation Companies (2): Management, control and winding up Partnership, limited liability partnership and choice of legal status Employment (1): The contract of employment, employment rights and dismissal Employment (2): Discrimination and health and safety Regulation of business by the criminal law Credit transactions and intellectual property rights The resolution of business disputes Glossary Index