Syllabus A3

Political and legal factors 3 / 10

a) Explain how the political system and government policy affect the organisation.
b) Describe the sources of legal authority, including supra-national bodies, national and regional governments.
c) Explain how the law protects the employee and the implications of employment legislation for the manager and the organisation.
d) Identify the principles of data protection and security.
e) Explain how the law promotes and protects health and safety in the workplace.
f) Recognise the responsibility of the individual and organisation for compliance with laws on data protection, security and health and safety.
g) Outline principles of consumer protection such as sale of goods and simple contract.