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Business Enterprise

U1.1 - UKOnline (Government)

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The Government's web presence. Information on Government departments, facts, statistics, and much more.
www.ukonline.gov.uk/ - 3 Visits - 1 Vote
U1.1 - Entrepreneur Test

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Do you have what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur?

This interactive quiz will help you assess your entrepreneur skills.
www.bizmove.com/ other/ quiz.htm - 12 Visits - 1 Vote

U1.3 - PEST Analysis

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It is very important that an organisation considers its environment before beginning the marketing process. In fact, environmental analysis should be continuous and feed all aspects of planning.
www.marketingteacher.com/ Lessons/ lesson_PEST.htm - 8 Visits - 1 Vote
U1.1 - British Franchise Association

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What is a franchise?

The term 'franchising' has been used to describe many different forms of business relationships, including licensing, distributor and agency arrangements.

More information on franchising can be found on the BFA's website.
www.british-franchise.org/ - 4 Visits - 1 Vote

U1.3 - Mission Statement: An Example

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An example of a mission statement, from the US company Ben & Jerry's.
www.benjerry.com/ our_company/ our_mission/ index.cfm - 4 Visits - 1 Vote
U1.1 - Sources of Assistance

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As a business you make your own success but government could help to overcome some barriers. Each year the DTI invests 0.5 billion assisting you through grants, loan guarantees and subsidised consultancy.
www.dti.gov.uk/ support - 1 Visit - 1 Vote
U1.2 - Data Protection and the DPA

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Information on the Data Protection Act, how to keep data secure, and guidelines. Please note - may induce narcolepsy or make you drowsy. Do not operate any heavy machinery whilst reading from this site.
www.dataprotection.gov.uk/ - 2 Visits - 1 Vote

Business Decision Areas

U2.4 - Legislation

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Her Majesty's Stationery Office website. Contains information on specific Acts published in the last 50 years (with some older Acts available on request).
www.hmso.gov.uk/ - 1 Visit - 1 Vote
U2.4 - Interview Questions

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Use this for the HRM section of Business Management, or even to test your own interview skills!
www.job-interview.net/ - 3 Visits - 1 Vote
Learn Marketing

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This site covers marketing concepts, supported by quizzes, crosswords and marketing lessons.
www.learnmarketing.net - 8 Visits - 2 Votes
U2.4 - IQ Test

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The MENSA Workout - the original and still the best IQ test on the web.
www.mensa.org/ workout.html - 7 Visits - 1 Vote
U2.3 - Annual Accounts

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CAROL is an on-line service offering direct links to the financial pages of listed companies in Europe and the USA. CAROL provides direct access to companies’ balance sheets, profit & loss statements, financial highlights etc.
www.carol.co.uk/ - 0 Visits - 1 Vote
U2.4 - Attainment (Typing) Test

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Test Your Typing Skills for Free. With the TypingMaster Online Test you can assess your personal typing skills in minutes for free - within your web browser.

www.typingtest.com/ - 4 Visits - 1 Vote
U2.4 - ACAS

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Acas aims to improve organisations and working life through better employment relations. We provide up-to-date information, independent advice, high quality training and we work with employers and employees to solve problems and improve performance.
www.acas.org.uk/ - 1 Visit - 1 Vote
U2.2 - Marketing (and other info)

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This site contains resources for marketing learners, teachers and professionals. It has a World wide reputation for simple, straightforward and easy to use resources for marketing learners. Most of the contents of this website are free to use.
www.marketingteacher.com/ - 1 Visit - 1 Vote
U2.3 - Worksheets

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Search for "Worksheets".
www.bized.ac.uk - 3 Visits - 1 Vote
U2.2 - Advertising Standards Authority

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The ASA's website contains information on advertising standards and the codes of practices which broadcasters and companies need to follow.
www.asa.org.uk/ - 0 Visits - 1 Vote
U2.5 - Benchmarking Case Studies

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This link is to the ever-changeable DTI homepage. Please perform a search for "Benchmarking case studies".
www.dti.gov.uk/ - 3 Visits - 1 Vote

General Links

The Times 100

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Use the case studies for your business studies homework, coursework and research. The site has been written to meet exam specifications by business studies authors.
www.tt100.biz - 6 Visits - 1 Vote
Biz/Ed

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A service for students and educators on business and economics related subjects.
www.bized.ac.uk - 5 Visits - 1 Vote
BBC Working Lunch

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Information and current news from the business world.
www.bbc.co.uk/ workinglunch - 0 Visits - 3 Votes