Online Contracts in UK Law

  • The politics of the Uniform Computer Information Transaction Act (UCITA) in digital information policy development
    • Núm. 26-6, December 2002
    • Online Information Review
    • 385-391
    The political process behind the Uniform Computer Information Transaction Act (UCITA) and the implications for higher education are described. The negotiation, acquisition, and delivery of digital ...
    ...... transactions ofintangible digital goods, such as computersoftware, online databases, and other digitalinformation resources. UCITA may weakenthe ...UCITA may weaken the ability oflibraries to negotiate balanced contracts. Group theory isused as a conceptual framework for explanation ......
  • A Question of Coherence
    • Núm. 23-5, October 2016
    • Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law
    Digitalization is revolutionizing our life. In response to its ever growing impact, the European Commission has tabled two proposals for new directives, one pertaining to contracts for the supply o...
    ...... tabled t wo proposals for new directives, one per taining to contracts for the supply of digital content, the othe r regarding online and other ......
  • Whitehall calls on SMEs to join its supply chain.
    • Núm. 2010, January 2010
    • Financial Management (UK)
    • First in ...
    ...... for Business, Innovation and Skills is urging SMEs to visit its online resource to identify potential contracts. The portal focuses on ......
  • Towards a new web of rules. An international review of institutional experimentation to strengthen employment protections
    • Núm. 41-2, February 2019
    • Employee Relations
    • 313-330
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to review “institutional experimentation” for protecting workers in response to the contraction of the standard employment relationship and the corresponding r...
    ...... of the extant literature relating to: non-standard employment contracts;sources of labour supply engaging in non-standard work; exogenous ... supply chains, fissured organisationaldynamics, intermediariesand online platforms. The analysis also encompasses the broad range of stakeholders ......
  • Assessing Certification Authorities: Guarding the Guardians of Secure E‐commerce?
    • Núm. 9-3, March 2002
    • Journal of Financial Crime
    • 217-226
    Electronic commerce denotes the use of electronic means, usually the Internet, for creating and often fulfilling contracts without the use of face‐to‐face encounters. In recent years many countries...
    ...... means, usually the Internet, for creating and often fulfilling contracts without the use of face-to-face encounters.1 In recent years many ...Online brokers, bankers and intermediaries of all varieties already accept ......
  • The double psychological contracts of temporary agency workers
    • Núm. 36-6, September 2014
    • Employee Relations
    • 708-726
    Purpose: – The purpose of this paper is to investigate how temporary agency workers’ job attitudes are influenced by the fulfilment of the psychological contract; a set of employees’ expectations, ...
    ...... and its client: the host organisation.Design/methodology/approach – The paper estimated moderated regressions with data collectedthrough an online survey of 352 temporary agency workers employed by a large temporary workagency in Switzerland.Findings – Results suggest that temporary agency ......
  • The Irish Research electronic Library initiative: levelling the playing‐field?
    • Núm. 29-8/9, October 2008
    • Library Management
    • 757-769
    Purpose: The Irish Research electronic Library (IReL) is a nationally funded electronic research library providing online access to full text articles from 1,000s of peer‐reviewed publications in a...
    ...... (IReL) is a nationally funded electronic researchlibrary providing online access to full text articles from 1,000s of peer-reviewed publications in ..., with associated training and a discount for consortium contracts,has been highly successful. However, it has also posed significant ......
  • A study on how public policies affect legitimacy in virtual communities
    • Núm. 8-1, March 2010
    • Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society
    • 7-21
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate how public policies may influence the way members of virtual communities linked with social movements perceive the legitimacy of their leaders a...
    ...... of the funding has endured even after the end of the respective contracts.Research limitations/implications – Although the paper is limited to ..., and the relevance of considering the influence ofinstitutions in online interactions.Keywords Public policy, Communication ......
  • Firms urged to 'woo web shoppers.
    • Núm. 2014, February - February 2014
    • Financial Management (UK)
    • INFORM
    ...... on board", advises companies to target these sophisticated online shoppers to obtain a long-term competitive advantage. . Consumers in China ...Transactions concerning cars and mobile contracts still tend to be made in person. . "Regional differences in consumer ......
  • Contract coordination of new fresh produce three-layer supply chain
    • Núm. 119-1, February 2019
    • Industrial Management & Data Systems
    • 148-169
    Purpose: There are particularly high fresh agricultural product (FAP) loss rates in actual supply chain operation and the development of FAPs e-commerce is hindered to some extent. The purpose of t...
    ...... of three-layer FAP supply chain and maximize profit through the contracts amongthe supply chain members.Design/methodology/approach –A three-layer ...Theoptimal unit online selling price, unit logistics distribution price, fresh-keeping effort and ......
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