Legal and Financial Environment

Role Play Assessment 2

You must hand in three copies to the tutors who will be assessing your presentation on the day and turn in the same copy of this on the day through turn it in. Provide a cover sheet with the group members details clearly displayed and the name of your tutor who teaching you on this module.

K2 Understand the main types of law affecting business organisations and explain how businesses are influenced by employment, consumer and environmental legislation This is a group role play of 20 minutes length and makes up 20% of your marks
A2 Apply knowledge of an aspect of the legal environment to an organisation and demonstrate how it affects business planning and operations
Scenario 1 (10 minutes for this part)

Five years ago Mrs Procter bought some hens for her smallholding, she now has around 90 laying hens which produce approximately 500 eggs a week. She has decided that it may be profitable for her to sell her eggs direct to the general public. She does not know anything about the law so needs your advice on what she can and cannot do. For example, what is someone complains about the description of her eggs or what should she do with the waste which the hens produce.

You work for the local Chamber of Commerce and you and your colleagues are going to produce a role play and act the role play out to your tutors with notes of the role play provided either in the form of a PowerPoint or Word document. The notes will support your role play situation.

• What legislation she will need to follow
• Would you suggest she goes ahead with this plan or not, giving reasons for your decision
Regulations for selling eggs in the UK

https://www.gov.uk/eggs-trade-regulations

https://www.accidentalsmallholder.net/livestock/poultry/selling-eggs/

Scenario 2 (10 minutes for this part)

She also purchased a computer from WC World. The computer is not working correctly and it turns itself off after running for 10 minutes and she wants something done about this. She is not able to produce the documents for her egg business because of this issue. She bought this computer as a private individual She has a receipt and has only just purchased this computer 2 months ago.

You work for the local Citizens’ Advice and you and your colleagues are going to produce a role play which you will act out for your tutors with notes of the role play provided either in the form of a PowerPoint or Word document. The notes will support your role play situation.
• What her legal rights are and what is she now entitled to do?
The work should be presented as a role play with notes provided in groups of four/five depending on tutor group numbers. Each individual has to prove they have contributed to the research and the role play preparations by explaining at the end of the role play about the work each group member has put in.
Mark Scheme

Scenario 1

Must contain need to register flock with GBPR, Have best before date, and follow Section 9 of Animal By-Products Regulations if throwing away eggs which are not sold 6 marks, 2 marks if mention Registration of Establishments (Laying Hens) regulations 2003 and Animal and Plant Health Agency and that don’t need to deal with them.

Flowing content of role play and clear speech (2 marks)

Scenario 2

Bought as individual therefore under Sale of Goods Act 2 marks
Not fit for purpose 2 marks
Should have it repaired, replaced or money back 3 marks
Has receipt 1 mark

Flowing content of role play and clear speech (2 marks)