The five ... business studies exam howlers

17th July 2009 at 01:00
Business studies bloopers

1. Describe the term "stakeholder"

A vampire hunter. Buffy was the most famous one.

2. Explain what "sole trader" means

It means that person has sold their sole to the devil.

3. Explain the term "free press"

It's when your mum irons your trousers for you.

4. Assess ABC plc's choice to locate its fashion business near Birmingham.

Don't do it. People from Birmingham aren't very fashionable.

5. John's net pay is pound;150. His deductions are pound;38. State one mandatory deduction from his pay.


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