AQA Business Studies: Ultimate BUSS4 Essay Writing Handbook (Section B)

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Section 6

The Guardian

www.guardian.co.uk

The Daily Mail

www.dailymail.co.uk

The Independent

www.independent.co.uk

The Times

www.thetimes.co.uk (subscription)

BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business/

The Economist

www.economist.com

Section 7b, Question 4, Activity 4 a

Alliance Boots (legal requirement)

http://www.allianceboots.com/App_Portals/AllianceBoots/Media/Corporate%20Governance/Item%209f%20Code%20of%20Conduct.pdf

Barclays (bank)

http://group.barclays.com/about-barclays/citizenship (corrected 16/11/2012)

BP (business ethics in practice)

http://www.bp.com/en/global/corporate/about-bp/company-information/code-of-conduct.html

BP (oil spill)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-14919696

Eden Project

https://www.edenproject.com/eden-story

The Guardian (Barclays tax payments)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/feb/18/barclays-bank-113m-corporation-tax

The Guardian (ethical business)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2009/apr/07/innocent-smoothies-coca-cola?INTCMP=SRCH

The Guardian (ethics good for business)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/nov/14/innocent-john-lewis-most-influential-brands?INTCMP=SRCH

The Guardian (Fair Trade sales)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/feb/28/fairtrade-sales-rise-despite-recession?INTCMP=SRCH

The Guardian (Monsoon)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/nov/21/monsoon-child-labour-india?INTCMP=SRCH

The Guardian (Unilever)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/may/06/china-fines-unilever-for-inflation-talk

Investment and Business Management Strategy (benefits)

http://www.chinweike.com/the-roles-importance-and-benefits-of-business-ethics-in-corporate-branding-and-strategy-formulation/ [link no longer working]

Linda McCartney Foods

http://www.lindamccartneyfoods.co.uk/ourstory/ (corrected 16/11/2012)

Marks and Spencer (Plan A)

http://corporate.marksandspencer.com/plan-a

Section 8, part d)

BBC Business News (Alan Sugar)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/6923678.stm

BBC Business News (Dragons’ Den – James Caan)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7041385.stm

Cath Kidston

http://www.cathkidston.co.uk/t-about.aspx

Evening Star (Eos Airlines)

http://www.eveningstar.co.uk/news/stansted_airline_files_for_bankruptcy_1_209195

Facts and Details (Sony story)

http://factsanddetails.com/japan.php?itemid=918&catid=24&subcatid=157[link no longer working]

The Guardian (Business case studies)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2007/aug/27/1?INTCMP=SRCH

The Guardian (Cath Kidston)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2009/aug/09/cath-kidston-recession-floral-empire

Ideas generation and evaluation (Sony Walkman)

http://www.ice3innovation.co.uk/silverbulletmachine/pages/walkman.html

Management Today (Innocent Drinks)

http://www.managementtoday.co.uk/features/1175132/the-rise-rise-innocent-drinks/

Levi Roots

http://www.reggae-reggae.co.uk/go/background

Mail Online (Borders)

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1231239/Bookshop-chain-Borders-goes-administration-risking-1-150-jobs.html

Prince’s Trust (Enterprise success stories)

http://www.princes-trust.org.uk/support_us/zero_to_hero/success_stories.aspx

Levi Roots

http://www.reggae-reggae.co.uk/about-levi-roots/ (corrected 16/11/12)

Simply Business (Top five reasons for business failure)

http://www.simplybusiness.co.uk/knowledge/articles/2010/02/2010-02-08-five-reasons-why-businesses-fail/

Smallbusiness.co.uk

http://www.smallbusiness.co.uk/channels/start-a-business/success-stories/

start-ups

http://www.startups.co.uk/success-stories

Section 9, part d)

BBC Business News (sponsorship)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-14312722

BBC News (Oddbins)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15335469

BBC News (Sainsbury’s)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15232931

Brilliant Customer Service (John Lewis)

http://www.brilliantcustomerservice.com/resources/john-lewis-a-customer-service-case-study

The Guardian (Comet)

http://www.theguardian.com/business/2013/aug/16/comet-high-street-comeback

The Guardian (Apple)

http://www.theguardian.com/money/2012/jun/15/secret-apple-success-simplicity

just-auto (Kia brand)

http://www.just-auto.com/news/kia-motors-launches-new-global-brand-campaign_id116135.aspx

Mail Online (petrol price war)

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2026048/Petrol-prices-Tescos-2p-cut-sparks-war-rivals-vow-follow-suit.html

The Guardian (Comet & Dixons)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/nils-pratley-on-finance/2011/nov/09/kesa-sells-comet-quits-while-its-behind?INTCMP=SRCH

Waitrose (quality)

http://www.waitrose.com/content/waitrose/en/home/about_waitrose/our_company/the_waitrose_difference.html

Section 10, part d)

BBC News (News of the World)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-11195407

BBC News Business (British Airways)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15029850

BBC News Business (Nike)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15029850

The Telegraph

(Marks and Spencer)

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/retailandconsumer/8640384/Marks-and-Spencer-hit-with-1m-asbestos-fine.html

The Body Shop (corporate social responsibility)

http://www.thebodyshop.co.uk/_en/_gb/values-campaigns/index.aspx

The Guardian (Imperial Tobacco)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/marketforceslive/2011/sep/21/imperial-rises-price-war?INTCMP=SRCH

The Guardian (Jaguar Land Rover)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/nov/10/jaguar-land-rover-1000-jobs-solihull?INTCMP=SRCH

The Guardian (John Lewis)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/mar/16/john-lewis?INTCMP=SRCH

The Guardian (Tesco)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/jul/01/tesco-underpaying-us-claim-pig-farmers?INTCMP=SRCH

The Guardian (SABMiller)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/nov/29/sabmiller-india-africa-actionaid-report?INTCMP=SRCH

The Guardian (UK Coal)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/oct/20/uk-coal-fines-deaths-miners?INTCMP=SRCH

Yahoo News (Novartis)

http://news.yahoo.com/novartis-plans-2-000-jobs-cuts-despite-profit-093538606.html

Section 11, part d)

BBC News (Esplex)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/devon/7888140.stm

Marketing Week (Poundland)

http://www.marketingweek.co.uk/sectors/retail/poundland-expands-into-europe/3028929.article

John Lewis Partnership

http://www.johnlewispartnership.co.uk/about/waitrose/future-expansion.html[link no longer working]

BIS (benefits EU)

http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/http://www.bis.gov.uk/policies/europe/benefits-of-eu-embership

The Guardian (regulations)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/nov/05/hsbc-concern-eu-bonus-rules?INTCMP=SRCH

BBC News (immigration)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8032788.stm

Mail Online (Premiership live football matches)

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/markets/article-2045456/Pub-ruling-wipe-200million-BSkyBs-revenues.html

The Guardian (UK exports)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/economics-blog/2011/oct/13/uk-trade-data-exports-emerging-markets?INTCMP=SRCH

The Guardian

(Marks and Spencer)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2008/mar/21/marksspencer.retail

The Guardian

(Marks and Spencer)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/apr/01/marks-spencer-france-paris-euro

The Telegraph

(Marks and Spencer)

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/retailandconsumer/8098885/Marks-and-Spencer-to-relaunch-in-Europe.html

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