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    case is the leading in English contract law and has been considered as the most current case changing the rule presented in Stilk v Myrick. Williams v Roffey Bros. case is far more differences from the traditional rules of consideration which consist of ‘pre-existing duty doctrine’. Pre-existing duty doctrine is a ‘party to a contract is under a pre-existing duty to perform, then no consideration is given for any modification of the contract and the modification is therefore voidable.’ In today’s society, “pre-existing duty rule’ is generally connecting to Stilk v Myrick. The case is follows the pre-existing rule because the captain’s promise of paying wage to the sailors was classified as no consideration because ‘sail the ship home safely’ was in their original contract. However, the Williams v Roffey Bros. case was totally the opposite to the stilk v Myrick case. The Williams v Roffey Bros. case shows the use of the practical benefit consideration which means modification of ongoing contractual transactions is an everyday. This doctrine is force on will the promisor gain benefit. The difference of the principle behind the two cases shows the change of the English contract law and makes the Williams v Roffey Bros. the leading…

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    It concluded that the oral agreement “did amount to good consideration”. The decision considered the non-binding cases of United Bank Ltd and World Online Telecom Ltd, but confirmed in MWB Business that the case of World Online Telecom Ltd should be followed. However, the recent decision again opened up the debate on oral variations to contracts containing a no amendment clause, potentially opening the floodgates to a series of similar cases. The facts of this case are as followed; Rock,…

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    Ethical Considerations

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    Considering the historic follies involving human subject research in the recent past, it is imperative to ensure research involving human subjects is conducted ethically. Ethical mandates, however, are difficult to implement given the diversity of opinions that comprise human moral thought. This essay will explore several ethical consideration as they relate to research, specifically, consent, confidentiality, the Belmont report and its implications, beneficence and the role of research review…

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    Five Considerations

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    Five Considerations for Positive School and Home Relationships Preparation Know the student, read their OSR, know their likes and dislikes, know their learning strengths and challenges. Portray the importance of a team approach between the parent and teacher. Assume all parties have desire to see the student succeed, that the parents are the expert regarding their child, they have welcomed and valued inputs and work together and share strategies at home and at school. Some students will benefit…

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    Cultural Considerations

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    Ethnic, Genetic, and Cultural Considerations in Prescribing Providers are accountable to be culturally competent, empathetic and knowledgeable with treatment options for patients. The following paper addresses pharmacotherapeutics, client compliance and advanced nursing practice. Also highlighted will be resources available to clinicians and how to educate a client on the identification or prevention of potential pharmacodynamics or pharmokinetic problems. Ethnic, Genetic and Cultural…

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    People have a tendency to focus on matters of the contemporary world. Especially in a college/university setting, students allocate a great deal of their time towards their academics; they plan particularly for the present and the near future. Making preparations for the late future, specifically for something as far away as retirement, is something many people neglect, despite its importance. It does beg the question: how far does one plan for the future? The issues regarding to the…

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    Ethical Considerations

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    Ethical considerations For this research project I ensured that I followed the ethical guidelines of the University of Hertfordshire whilst planning for and carrying out my small scale survey (see appendix for ethics approval sheet) Due to the sensitive nature of this research topic a number of ethical considerations had to be recognised and discussed. First and foremost, it is important to note that I chose not to distribute my questionnaire to children or any young person under the age of 18,…

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    We take it as a given that we ought to treat all human beings equally, i.e. that we must give equal consideration of interests to all human beings. Singer argues that we should extend our moral principle of equal consideration of interests to animals. Excluding them on the grounds of species difference is parallel to the reasoning behind racist and sexist attitudes and hence morally impermissible. Furthermore, Singer argues that there is no moral feature exclusive to humans which could grant our…

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    What are the ethical considerations of this issue? The ethical considerations involve the moral principles of the Catholic sponsored hospitals’ beliefs that restricted them from giving information regarding the morning after pill to patients that were treated for rape. The most critical portion of this issue is the fact that it was only information that was requested. This information will assist a rape victim to make an informed decision concerning the use of the Emergency contraception that…

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    Audience Considerations in Technical Communication While there are many components taken into consideration before bringing a technical writing project, consideration to the audience rings supreme (McMurrey, 2015). Audience consideration is shaping a message to best suit the individuals receiving the message (McMurrey, 2015). In a simple analogy, audience consideration is the baby voice most people use with babies and toddlers, as well as the professional tone and verbiage utilized with an…

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