Principles of law

This theme explores the fundamental principles of law. They are important concepts that are particularly relevant to the substantive areas of law that feature in the rest of this book, and more significantly to your role as a manager responsible for ensuring you, your employer and your team meet their legal responsibilities.

You start with the legal framework, looking at the particularly significant distinction between civil and criminal law and at the impact of law from the European Union. You go onto explore the concept of legal liability in the workplace. These principles affect us as citizens as well as employees and is ...

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