Contract Mistakes in UK Law

  • Applying evidence-based HRM: the case of bonuses in the home furnishing industry
    • Núm. 2-2, Octubre 2014
    • Evidence-based HRM: a Global Forum for Empirical Scholarship
    • 192-208
    Purpose: – In the home furnishing industry outside contract installers produce higher quality work than in-house installers which is reflected in less revisits to customers to repair mistakes. Many...
    ...... – In the home furnishing industry outside contract installers produce higher quality work thanin-house installers which is flected in less revisits to customers to repair mistakes. Many home furnishingretailers are therefore contemplating introducing so ......
  • We All Make Mistakes: A ‘Duty of Virtue’ Theory of Restitutionary Liability for Mistaken Payments
    • Núm. 81-2, Marzo 2018
    • The Modern Law Review
    In contrast to the moral foundations of contract, tort, and the law of property, which are generally regarded as elements of Kantian ‘right’, the liability to return the value of mistaken payments ...
    ......E. Penner ∗ In contrast to the moral foundations of contract, tort, and the law of property, which ar e generally regarded as elements of Kantian ‘right’, the liability to return the value of mistaken ......
  • Knowledge Management within the UK Oil Industry: A case study on Knowledge Management implementation within OILEX Ltd
    • Núm. 30-4, Abril 2000
    • VINE
    • 38-43
    A study was carried out at OILEX from September to November 1999 which examined the extent to which the organisation was capturing and sharing its knowledge and experience. Evidence suggested that ...
    ...... the industry, falling recruitment, an ageing workforce and use of contract workers have all made an impact on sustaining knowledge and experience ... out and allows the whole organisation to learn from previous mistakes. Ultimately, such learning leads to greater efficiency and productivity. ......
  • A New Approach To Mistake In Contract
    • Núm. 28-3, Mayo 1965
    • The Modern Law Review
    ...... Some expectation-mistakes, it is true, are not without legal consequence; but this (as we shall see) not on a basis of freedom of contract, ......
  • Federal bid protests: Is the tail wagging the dog?
    • Núm. 16-2, Marzo 2016
    • Journal of Public Procurement
    • 152-190
    The fear of receiving a bid protest is said to affect acquisition strategies, yet it has not been empirically explored. Based on the Public Value Framework and interviews with contracting personnel...
    ...... Based on the Public Value Framework and interviews with contracting personnel, this resea rch tests a model of antecedents to and ... mistakes committed by the agency. The most common errors cited in protests are: ......
  • IDENTITY IN CONTRACT AND MR. WILSON'S FALLACY
    • Núm. 18-3, Mayo 1955
    • The Modern Law Review
    ...... at least as near to the 11 There are a few reported cases of contracts, mostly negotiated inter absentes, where mistakes about identity were not induced by fraud. But in these cases, although A made the mistake, B did not know ......
  • Commentary on ‘Upgrading electronic monitoring, downgrading probation’
    • Núm. 6-2, Agosto 2014
    • European Journal of Probation
    ...... envi- sioned by the government for electronic monitoring contracts? As the article makes clear, in the third round of EM monitoring contracts ...The opportunity for mistakes, even dangerous ones, regarding risk in terms of misread or lost ......
  • H. L. A. HART'S CONCEPT OF LAW IN THE PERSPECTIVE OF AMERICAN LEGAL REALISM
    • Núm. 35-6, Noviembre 1972
    • The Modern Law Review
    ...... revoca- tion of an offer to enter into a unilateral contract. If the activity is categorised as “ beginning of ... Mistakes categorised as mutual have been viewed by the common law ......
  • The Core of A Contract
    • Núm. 19-1, Enero 1956
    • The Modern Law Review
    ...... may relate to something fundamental, then mistake could apply to a contract relating to specific things and could cover mistakes as to quality, including qualities expressly mentioned, on the basis that there was a mistake as to a funda- mental term, ......
  • Policy Disasters: Explaining the UK's Record
    • Núm. 10-2, Junio 1995
    • Public Policy and Administration
    ...... unusually prone to make large-scale, avoidable policy mistakes. The most generally used label ...contracts......
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