Business Law Assignment- English Legal System

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TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1SECTION 1......................................................................................................................................1P1. Structure of English legal system and different sources of law.......................................1P2. Role of government in making and applying the common law.......................................3SECTION 2......................................................................................................................................4(a) Legal obligations of employers.........................................................................................4(b) Impact of employment and contract law on business.......................................................5SECTION 3......................................................................................................................................7P4. Legal solutions for business problems.............................................................................7P5. Justification of solutions...................................................................................................8SECTION 4......................................................................................................................................9(a) Concept and benefits of Using Alternative Dispute Rresolution Pprocess.......................9(b) Alternative legal solution for business problem.............................................................10CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................11REFERENCES................................................................................................................................1
INTRODUCTIONBusiness law is a combination of various rules and regulations which assist in forming orrunning business in an effective or ethical manner. Every business enterprise is liable to followthe business rules of a country in which it is operating (What Is Business Law? - Definition &Overview,2017). These laws and regulations help an organisation in avoiding or solving legalsituations or conflicts arise in business environment. For effectively executing the commercialactivities, employer is liable to give description to employees about all their rights and duties atworkplace. Various laws for example employment law help employer in making policies orprocedures regarding management of employees at workplace. Various laws help or define theroles and responsibilities of employers and employees towards each other at workplace. Presentreport is based on various concepts or sources of business law. Role of government in makinglaw and its application on different business activities is detailed under this report. Legalobligation of an employer and impact of contract law on business activities is also describedhere. Apart from that, solutions to various business problems and benefits of that solution is alsomentioned. All these rules or regulations help country or organisations in solving the legalconflicts if any arise and make the situation better.SECTION 1P1. Structure of English legal system and different sources of lawEnglish legal system is divided into many parts in United Kingdom which tells about therules and regulations of executing various business activities along with describing theresponsibility of an employer towards its workers. Basically, the structure is divided into twoparts:Civil law: This is an organised system that includes various rules and regulations whichhelp people in solving the issues quickly and effectively. All regulations are arranged incodes under this (Johnson, 2013). It helps in solving the critical issues for example if afirm terminates an employee without giving him proper notice then this issue can besolved with the help of civil law.Criminal law: When one person harms the other intentionally then these types of issuesare solved under the concept of criminal law. It helps in solving the issues or cases such1
as murder or when one person assesses something important of another without gettingpermission from him.Supreme Court is the superior body in English legal system and everybody or partiesinvolved in the disputed are liable to accept or obey the decision whether they are satisfied or notsatisfied with it. After the decision of Supreme Court, individuals cannot go anywhere for thesettlement of this dispute. Parties involved in dispute can solve the issue by following thesesteps:Firstly, they can go to magistrate court or tribunal for the judgement and if party is notsatisfied with the judgement then it can take support of country court which settles theissues related with serious offences.After that, if party is not satisfied then he can approach high court which is the superiorbody of tribunal (English Legal System Lecture Notes,2017). This is mainly divided intoparties such as:Chancery part or Queen's beach which is also known as family divisionOther one is divisional court which is also known as administrative tribunalAfter all these, at last, party can go or can take the support of Supreme Court.(Source1:Structure of the English Court System, 2017)Sources of law:Constitution: Written document contains different rules and regulations as well asdescribe about the basic rights or fundamental duties of citizens which are known as2
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