Business of Primark Stores Limited | Report

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Drawing on real-life examplesand ethical theories, write -Abriefing paper for the managingdirect1
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3SUMMARY.....................................................................................................................................3Legislation...................................................................................................................................3CURRENT VIEWS AND ETHICAL PERSPECTIVE ON CHILD LABOUR.............................4ETHICAL ASPECTS.....................................................................................................................5ECONOMIC, SOCIAL & POLITICAL PRESSURES FACED BY CLOTHING RETAILCOMPANIES..................................................................................................................................6Economic pressures.....................................................................................................................6Social pressures............................................................................................................................6Political pressures........................................................................................................................6OPTIONS FOR CLOTHING RETAIL COMPANIES...................................................................7Option 1: Stop hiring child as workforce.....................................................................................7Option 2: Design lobby or team to ban child labour....................................................................7CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................8REFERENCES................................................................................................................................92
INTRODUCTIONCurrent paper is directed to the Managing Director of Primark Stores Limited. Paper willprovide briefing on the ethical issues on buying supplies from company that uses child labour.Key behind the paper is to consider the ethics in respect to human resource and child labour byevaluating different perspectives in regard to ethical work conditions.The paper will include anoutline of the current legislation of child labour (Humphries, 2013). It will also focus onidentification of economic, social and political pressures which affect the business of PrimarkStores Limited. Along with this, the impact of economic, social and political pressure on clothingretail industry will also be evaluated in the study (Jørgensen, Lai and Hauschild, 2010). Thispaper will draw up a list of possible results that can assist in dealing with ethical issues that areidentified in this study.SUMMARYLegislationIn UK the Factory Act of 1878 is being established to protect children from abuseEducation Act of 1880 is also one of legislative that make sure that the children and kidsare having approach to the school facilities.UK government is more concern about child labour so authorities are having continuousimplementation of initiatives that protect child from abuse (Acosta, 2011).International Labour Organisation has helped to set out international law that may reducethe issue regarding child labour.Legislations are framed to empower children and make sure that to provide kids betterlife.Every nation has set out policies to cut down the issue in regard to child labour.The Factory Act prohibited the employment of children younger than nine years of age(Qvortrup, 2009)Factory Act only allows children between nine and 13 to work for limited hours in a dayor week.Number of programs has been started by the social working authorities and governmentdepartments to cut down the issue in regard to child labour (Fors, 2012).3
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