Laws and authorities

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Give 4 reasons why laws are enforced
Protect consumers, avoid offence and influences, stop underhand tactics, stop misselling
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Give 5 impacts of laws on a business
Increased cost, wasted money, happier customers, increased quality, disagreements
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What is the purpose of the sale of goods act?
To make sure that goods are fit for purpose and not damaged
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What is the purpose of the trades descriptions act?
Not false/ misleading
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What is the purpose of the weights and measures act?
Needs to be a quantity it claims to be
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What is the purpose of the unsolicited goods act?
That businesses do not demand payment for something they haven't ordered
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What does the working time directive do?
Means that people can't work more than 48 hours a week and rests are needed, but people can opt out of this
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What is the purpose of the data protection act?
To protect individuals, makes sure that the data is secure, relevant to the company, up to date, not sent on and lawfully processed
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What does the ASA do?
The advertising standards agency, deals with problems and tells businesses about them, and gives advice
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What does the competition commission do?
Makes sure that monopolies are fair, no prices setting, making sure they do not dictate prices to suppliers and limiting stock/stop other businesses stocking competitors products
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What does the office of fair trading do?
Promotes customers interests, makes sure there's fair and competitive business, making sure that products aren't misleading with price and packaging
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