How Political, Legal and Social Factors Are Impacting Upon the Business Activities of the Selected Organisations and Their Stakeholders.

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How political, legal and social factors are impacting upon the business activities of the selected organisations and their stakeholders. Political Factors Politicians have to make important decisions every day. At a national level the UK is governed by the political party that secures the most Members of Parliament in a general election and it is run from London but elected nationally, major decisions about the economy are made here. The ruling party is then run by the Prime Minister who will then appoint the Cabinet of senior Ministers in charge of the important areas of government, such as Education and Health. Another level of government is the International level which is becoming increasingly important, its actually beginning to take over some of the national governments roles. Political decisions made here affect what can be done within member states. The last level of government is the Local level, these can be run from places such as Borough and County Councils, they mainly make decisions regarding education, libraries and council taxes. They are elected because of their population in the local area and make decisions on local issues on their behalf. The Political decisions that these people have to make will affect large numbers of individuals and businesses. A choice made by a politician, for example creating a new law, could help in favour for some groups but in the expense of others. Sometimes choices they make will favour businesses, an example could be if they don't have to pay taxes anymore, this could help the business a lot and save them a great deal of money. Although other times, the choices they make can upset some businesses, for example if taxes are raised, this can cause a lot of strain on a business. Tesco and Spar can get affected by any of these decisions, an example could be when Tesco or Spar need to permission to build another
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