Unit 1 Business Studies - Business Environement


Ayesha Khanam - 9130090
Edexcel Ref Number: FF69539
HND Business Studies – Business Environment (Unit 1)


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Task 1

1.1: Identify the purposes of Cadbury Schweppes.
1.2: Describe the extent to which Cadbury meets the objectives of its customers and employees.
1.3: Explain the responsibilities of Cadbury towards its customers and strategies employed by Cadbury Schweppes to meet them.

Task 2

2.1: Explain how Economic systems attempt to allocate resources effectively.
2.2: Assess the impact of higher taxes on employees (Fiscal Policy) and high interest rates (Monetary Policy) on the costs of borrowing of a business.
2.3: Evaluate the impact of competition policy and other regulatory mechanisms on the activities of Cadbury Schweppes.

Task 3

3.1: Explain how in perfect competition (Market Structure) the pricing and output decisions are determined.
3.2: Illustrate the way in which market forces shape organisational responses using a range of examples.
3.3: Judge how the business and cultural environments shape the behaviour of a selected organisation.

Task 4

4.1: Discuss the significance of international trade to UK business organisations.
4.2: Analyse the impact of global factors on UK business organisations.
4.3: Evaluate the impact of any two policies of the European Union on the UK business organisations.

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Identify the purposes of:

In an organisation there are various types of organisations such as private limited companies, sole traders, companies and much more each organisation has a different purpose the most common organisations you will find know days are:
    - Sole Traders
      - Stake holders
      I will be going to explain what each organisations are and what their roles are as a company.

Partnership: A normal partnership is when you have between two – twenty partners in the...