Business case studies issue 3 external environment


Business Case Studies – Issue 3

Welcome to issue 3, this week we are looking at External Environment.

External Environment

How businesses are affected by government policy

Governments create the rules and frameworks in which businesses are able to compete against each other. From time to time the government will change these rules and frameworks forcing businesses to change the way they operate. Business is thus keenly affected by government policy. Key areas of government policy that affect business are……

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How HMRC collects tax revenue to support Government policy

Within the UK, public expenditure is largely financed through taxation and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) collects most taxes. This case study focuses upon the role of HMRC in collecting taxes and how these help the UK government to control the economy. The case also looks at the types of taxation used within the economy and the way in which HMRC communicates with businesses.

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Meeting the Challenge

Governments markets are made up of the spending of National and Local governments. Each year the government spends billions of pounds on a range of services both to support its internal operations and to provide the public with services such as defence, education, road systems, public order and…….

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