The indicative syllabus of this module is outlined in the units below:
The rationale behind the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003, type of data that is protected, obligations on employers/employees in relation to such data.
Analysis of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, obligations of employers/employees pursuant to the legislation.
Issues such as Intellectual property law, corporate responsibility in relation to the environment, and the responsibility of Directors for liabilities in the company, as well as topical issues arising out of E-business and E.U. Directives and legislation will be referred to during the course.
The aim is to provide learners, in a general sense, of the main areas of law relevant to business, so that it enables them to understand why these laws are essential in business relationships thus facilitating a capacity to analyse and apply these laws in the course of their business dealings.