Business Scenario (in the assignment task image)
a) Chris a tour operator at Legacy Tours Limited was injured while on companys overseas tour in Egypt, he now threatens to sue his employer in negligence.
b)Derek, who was responsible for risk assessment, received an important file from her junior marketing campaign staff, Erica containing derogatory statements from several customers. Erica, who has been with the Legacy Tours Limited since 2012, is concerned about the potential health and safety scandal arising from this. Erica told Derek, her line manager, saying she cannot keep this information to herself, requesting action, Derek told Erica that she should not worry, it is fine, and that if she is not happy then she can leave. Three days later, Erica receives a letter telling her that she is dismissed.
Advise the parties below on the UK law of Negligence and Employment Law:
1.For Chris: Discuss how the courts determine in negligence whether there was a duty of care and breach of the duty of care
2.For Erica: What claim in employment law can Erica make and how might Legacy Tours Limited defend Ericas claim?
Structure (more in the attached image):
1. introduction and linking back to coursework 1 (attached)
2. negligence-chris vs. legacy tours limited
3. employment disputes-erica vs legacy tours limited
Points to Remember in answering the questions
Follow the IDEAL code.
Identify and Define relevant legal principles. This could be by referring to section/s of a statute (and indicating what the section/s say) or by referring to a legal case (and referencing it accurately), or both.
You then need to Explain the legal principles (by explaining what the relevant section/s say; or by explaining the facts and the decision of a relevant case or cases).
You will then need to Apply the law you have discussed to the scenario.