Aspects of Contract and Negligence for Business

UNIT NAME: Aspects of Contract and Negligence for BusinessTASK 1 ? EssayYou are required to write an essay to cover the elements of a contract, its terms and the types of contracts available in law in the following questions:P1. Explore the legal effects of offer and acceptance in the formation of a valid contract.P2. Discuss (check midcourse.net for the help you need) the impact of different types of contracts under English law.P3. Explain the meaning of express and implied terms in contracts.TASK 2 ? EssayFictional Case.Matthew runs a business selling expensive cars. Last Monday he mistakenly placed a notice on one car indicating that it was on sale for ?5,000.00 , when in fact its real price was ?25,000.00 . Gibson later noticed the sign and recognizing what a bargain it was, immediately indicated to Matthew that he accepted the offer and would take the car for the indicated amount. Matthew, however, told Gibson that there had been a mistake and that the actual price of the car was ?25,000.00 . Gibson insisted that he was entitled to the car at the lower price. When Matthew refused to part with it, Gibson threatened to sue Matthew.After Gibson had left, Matthew changed the price on the car to ?25,000.00On the following day, Dickson came to purchase a second-hand car. Matthew showed to him a Ford car and he stated to Dickson that the car has been fitted with a new replacement engine and gearbox, and had done 20,000 miles only since the engine has been fitted. Dickson did not verify the odometer and he bought the car for ?3,000. The car was a disappointment. Dickson later found out the car did 60,000 miles instead of 20,000 miles and the engine was defective. Dickson brought an action against Matthew for breach of contract.P4. Apply the elements of contract in the scenario.P5. Apply the law on terms in different contracts.P6. Evaluate the effect of different terms in given contracts.TASK 3 ? Literature ReviewYou should review relevant books, articles and other published materials to answer the following criteria in Task3 ( P7 ? P9 ) using the Harvard Referencing System.P7. Compare and contrast liability in tort with contractual liability in English law.P8. Discuss (check midcourse.net for the help you need) how negligence can be established under the law of torts.P9. Discuss (check midcourse.net for the help you need) the circumstances where a business can be help vicariously liable for the actions of their employee.TASK 4 ? Scenario 2.Fictional Case.Snipe & Bros Ltd has been awarded a business contract by City University to fetch its staff to and from their various campuses. Snipe & Bros Ltd purchased their own business and the company has its own employees. The buses were painted in City University`s logo and colours and could only be used to carry the staff of City University.The University paid Snipe & Bros Ltd based on the number of staff they fetched and routes they covered. City University also specified the route to be fallowed. While sending the staff to campus one day, Nick, one of the drivers drove fast because he was already late. It had rained heavily and the bus skidded across colliding against John`s car. A number of the bus passengers were injured. John had few drinks on that day and he was also injured.P10. Apply the elements of the tort of negligence and defences in the given scenario.P11. Apply the elements of vicarious liability in the above business scenario..

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