Essential training for anyone in business with responsibility for contracting and placing purchase orders with suppliers, sub-contractors and service providers including buyers, purchasing managers, engineering, technical, marketing and manufacturing personnel.
This specialist course equips attendees with a sound working knowledge of the law relating to purchasing. As well as covering common law and legislation, the course is designed to show the application of the law to practical situations regularly met by organisations purchasing goods and services. Practical advice and examples are provided on how to set up more robust contracts and manage the process of contract formation.
Sale of goods legislation is covered in detail with an emphasis on how the buyer can ensure that their statutory protection is not diluted by the seller’s Terms of Sale. The course also covers more recent legislation such as the Bribery and Modern Slavery Acts and TUPE.
Rolls-Royce, BAE Systems, Sony, Virgin, Mitsubishi, and Eurotunnel are just some of the businesses that have benefitted from this training.
Topics covered :-
Nature of the Law / Civil / Criminal / EU and Brexit / Law of Contract / Formation of Contract / Winning the 'Battle of the Forms' / Conditions of Purchase versus Conditions of Sale / Discharge of Contract / Imposing 'Absolute Obligations to Perform / Force Majeure and other 'Get-Out' Clauses / Remedies for Breach / Penalties and Liquidated Damages / Sale of Goods and Services Legislation / Strict Liability / Fitness for Purpose / Satisfactory Quality / Durability / Guarantees and Warranties / International Legal Implications / TUPE / Bribery Act / Modern Slavery Act.
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