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A online shop devoted to excellent Business Studies resources, developed by an practitioner with 10 years of teaching and leadership experience. T + L enhancement guaranteed! A wide range of high quality resources are offered, saving you time in regards to preparation so that you can focus more on supporting your students to progress.
Break even mini test

Break even mini test

In class test paper (total 50 marks) that assesses student's knowledge and understanding of break even analysis. topics include fixed vs variable costs, calculation of profit/ contribution/ break even output, drawing a break even chart, calculating margin of safety and limitations of break even. A mixture of small and medium size mark questions. Aimed at GCSE Business students, but could be used with AS Business students (mark scheme provided for all calculations. test paper is saved as a word doc for ease of editing).
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Business ethics tasks

Business ethics tasks

The following resources are excellent in stimulating class discussion when introducing ‘business ethics’ to A-level Business students. ‘What’s important to you?’ quiz- these starter exercise provides students with a fictional case study where the 5 main characters in the story represent certain values like morality, business, friendship, love and power. Students need to prioritise the characters who they felt were most important to them, and whilst purely subjective, is an interesting starter exercise to introducing business ethics. Business ethics exploration presentation- this slide provides students 8 typical cases of business ethics, and students are tasked with discussing and prioritising them from most ethical to least ethical actions/ decisions. Great for whole class discussion. *the docs are saved as editable for ease of use.
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Shortlisting CVs activity

Shortlisting CVs activity

A fictional case study about Holister recruiting for a Customer Service Adviser. students work in teams to assess 4 different CVs and justify who they would like to shortlist, based of the job description and person specification on the brief. an excellent exercise when teaching recruitment and generating class discussion. Aimed at GCSE students, but could be used for Yr1 A-level students as well. both docs are editable if you wish to amend.
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Business A-level key terms revision quiz (x2)

Business A-level key terms revision quiz (x2)

The following resources are useful for recapping key terms from AQA Business A-level. Both worksheets are specific to Year 1 or Year 2 A-level, and are great to use as revision exercise and stimulus for discussion once you have finished delivering all content. Each worksheet tasks students to guess 17 key terms, using the emojis/ icon images provided. Solutions are provided on page 2. Great for visual learning and peer work, but can also be administrated as an individual quiz. Extension task provided for fast working students. *the docs are saved as editable for ease of use.
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Year 9 Business mock/ diagnostic assessment

Year 9 Business mock/ diagnostic assessment

The following resource is useful to assess year 9 student’s knowledge and understanding of business before they enter GCSE/ Key Stage 4 studies. This could be used as a diagnostic test for year 10 GCSE students as well in the first term. This 4 page test (55 minutes) carries 50 marks, and assesses students in regards to the following concepts: entrepreneur characteristics, business plan contents, market segmentation, primary vs. secondary market research, USP, Marketing Mix, product life cycle and extension strategies and types of promotion methods. *solutions provided on page 5 and 6. *the docs are saved as editable for ease of use.
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Unique Selling Point worksheet

Unique Selling Point worksheet

The following resource is useful when teaching Business students about Unique Selling Point. (aimed at both GCSE and Year 1 A-level students). This 2 page worksheet can be used in class or as a homework task to assess student’s understanding of USPs and its importance to businesses and their marketing. *no mark scheme/ solutions provided. *the doc is saved as editable for ease of use.
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Coffee market share worksheet

Coffee market share worksheet

The following resource is useful when teaching market share and market growth calculations to A-level Business students (but this could be used with GCSE students). The 2 page worksheet tasks students with various calculations and analysis of results from the fictional data provided. This could be used as a in class exercise or homework assessment. *solutions provided for calculations and true/false grid only. *the doc is saved as editable for ease of use.
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Motivation in practice-remuneration quiz

Motivation in practice-remuneration quiz

The following resource is useful when teaching motivation in practice and remuneration to Business GCSE and A-level students. A fantastic stimulus for discussion, this activity tasks students working in pairs to sort the 8 job titles into lowest to highest paid salaries, and estimate the annual salary for each job. Solutions on slide 2, which transition in when PowerPoint is played in presentation mode as you click forward. This activity serves as a good resource when introducing remuneration as a topic and advocates explorative learning. The teacher can then follow up with the class on whether pay is the most important factor when motivating workers. *the doc is saved as editable for ease of use.
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Carroll’s Pyramid of CSR worksheet

Carroll’s Pyramid of CSR worksheet

The following resource is useful when teaching A-level Business students about corporate social responsibility and Carroll’s pyramid of CSR. This 2 page worksheet can be used as a in class task or homework exercise to assess student’s understanding of Carroll’s theory/model. There are six scaffolded questions (with mark indicators) and one extension question for fast working students (exam style essay question). *there is no mark scheme/ solutions provided. *the doc is saved as editable for ease of use.
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Assessing recruitment process task

Assessing recruitment process task

The following resource is useful when teaching the recruitment process to Business A-level and GCSE students. The task outlines 2 different recruitment processes, and students need to work in groups identifying the advantages and disadvantages of each recruitment process. Thereafter, they need to pick one and give suggestions for further improvement so as to strengthen the recruitment process. Extension task provided for fast working students. It is an excellent stimulus for whole class discussion and exploration. *the doc is saved as editable for ease of use.
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Stakeholders case study exam practice question

Stakeholders case study exam practice question

The following resource is useful to assess Business student’s knowledge and understanding of stakeholders and conflicts of interest through exam style questions. Aimed at GCSE Business students, but could be used with Year 1 A-level students as well. Questions are based off a fictional case study and are scaffolded, and there is one extension question is provided for fast working students. The worksheet could be used as a in class exercise or given as a homework task. *the doc is saved as editable for ease of use.
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Recruitment & Selection worksheet

Recruitment & Selection worksheet

The following resource is useful to assess Business student’s knowledge and understanding of the recruitment and selection process. The 3 page worksheet is based off the Arcadia retail group, and individual students are tasked with answering a series of short questions (x9). Aimed at GCSE Business students, but could be used with Year 1 A-level students as well. The worksheet could be used as an in class exercise or given as a homework task. *the doc is saved as editable for ease of use.
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contract of employment task

contract of employment task

The following resource is useful when teaching employment law and specifically, contract of employment, to GCSE Business students. It is a in class task in which students are able to show their understanding and creativity in drawing up fictional contracts (using the template doc) for 3 roles mentioned in the brief. Extension task provided for fast working students. *the doc is saved as editable for ease of use.
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communication within the business organisation

communication within the business organisation

The following resources are useful when teaching communication methods to GCSE Business students. Intro to communication presentation- this provides a ‘starter’ exercise for students to work in groups and express creativity. ICT use methods grid worksheet- this is a differentiated exercise for less and more able students in supporting them to grasp how ICT mediums can be used to improve communication within a business organisation. Excellent for stimulating class discussion. No mark scheme/ solutions provided. Mrs Patel communication issue worksheet- this 2 page worksheet provides a fictional case study for students to use when answering the 4 style exam practice questions (marks indicated). No mark scheme/ solutions provided. *the docs are saved as editable for ease of use.
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Entrepreneur worksheets

Entrepreneur worksheets

The following resources are useful when teaching entrepreneurship and qualities of a entrepreneur to GCSE Business students. Qualities mind map worksheet- a simple worksheet that gets students to mind map the various characteristics of an entrepreneur. Great stimulus for class discussion. Extension task provided for students to prioritise best qualities and justification. Entrepreneur profiles task- this worksheet provides fictional information about 4 potential entrepreneurs, and students need to identify their entrepreneur characteristics and make a judgement on who is best suited to starting up business and why. Entrepreneur exam practice questions- this 2 page worksheet provides a fictional case study for students to use when answering the 3 style exam practice questions (marks indicated). No mark scheme/ solutions provided. *the docs are saved as editable for ease of use.
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Office layout tasks

Office layout tasks

The following resources are useful when teaching office layouts (cellular vs. open plan offices) to GCSE Business students. Types of office layout presentation- a starter exercise is provided for students to collaborate and express creative thoughts. Slides two and three describe the differences between cellular offices and open plan offices. Student grid worksheet- a worksheet that lists features of cellular and open plan offices. Students to identify whether the statement is an advantage or disadvantage, and to explain why thereafter. Past exam practice question- this worksheet provides a fictional case study with two exam style questions (marks indicated). No mark scheme/ solutions provided. *the docs are saved as editable for ease of use.
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stakeholders recap worksheet

stakeholders recap worksheet

The following resource is useful to assess GCSE student’s understanding and knowledge of stakeholders after delivering the content. This worksheet tasks students with a series of breif questions, including ‘fill in the gap’, a ‘mix/match’ exercise, explanation of inter-dependence and conflicts of interest. A useful worksheet that could be set in class or as a homework task. *no solutions provided. *the doc is saved as editable for ease of use.
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specilisation and division of labour tasks

specilisation and division of labour tasks

The following resources are excellent in stimulating class discussion when introducing specialisation and division of labour to Business students (aimed at GCSE students, but could be used with A-level students). Division of labour presentation- slide one provides a visual stimulus for whole class discussion. Slide two links with the Adam Smith summary worksheet when introducing the topic. Slide three provides a brief over view of the content. Slide four links in with the world specialising quiz (solutions provided on page 2). Slide five introduces students to a simple exam practice question (3 marks) with key terms suggestion list to support students with their write up. *the doc is saved as editable for ease of use.
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Business suppliers tasks

Business suppliers tasks

The following resources are excellent in stimulating class discussion when suppliers (as part of the operations management unit) to Business students (aimed at Year 1 A-level students, but could be used with GCSE students). Choosing an effective supplier worksheet- can be done individually or in pairs, where students use data from the fictional case study to consider a variety of factors (like price, quality, reliability etc) when a business chose a supplier. Supplier choice task- as a follow up to the worksheet, this task provides three different coffee suppliers giving their sales pitch on why they should be chosen. Great for staff discussion. *the doc is saved as editable for ease of use.
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Market reserach tasks

Market reserach tasks

The following resources are excellent when teaching Business students market research. Can be used with both GCSE and A-level students. Research jumble exercise- this resource provides 16 different types of market research, and students need to identify whether they are primary or secondary sources. Students can write directly on the worksheet, or the teacher can cut and jumble up beforehand and provide to students to sort. qualitative vs. quantitative worksheet- this worksheet introduces the difference between qualitative and quantitative data, and provides 12 examples of survey questions where students need to identify where the it will produce quantitative or qualitative data. Great for class discussion. *the doc is saved as editable for ease of use.
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Crisis management examples task

Crisis management examples task

The following resource is excellent when introducing Business students to crisis management and contingency planning. (Aimed at A-level Business students) The PowerPoint should be played in presentation mode. With slide one, students are tasked with guessing the real life crisis examples in relation to the 10 images. The specific answer to each image transitions in with each ‘click’ on the keyboard/mouse. Great for generating class discussion and testing commercial awareness of students. The teacher can then question students on how contingency planning could have avoided or minimises the severity of each situation in question. Slide two flips the concept and gets students to consider why a crisis can be good for businesses, and provides some sample answers. *the doc is saved as editable for ease of use.
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staff resistance task

staff resistance task

The following resource is excellent when introducing Business students to change management and reasons for staff resistance. (Aimed at A-level Business students) The PowerPoint should be played in presentation mode. Students are tasked with 8 different fictional changes that are happening within their school in the future. Students must discuss in pairs which changes would result in most and least staff resistance, and prioritise the changes in regards to best and worse choices for the school moving forward. Fantastic in generating class discussion and exploration as students need to justify their response. The teacher can then introduce Kotter and Schlesinger model thereafter. *the doc is saved as editable for ease of use.
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Cash flow worksheet

Cash flow worksheet

The following resource is good to assess Business student’s understanding of cash flow management. Can be used with GCSE and A-level Business students. The worksheet tasks students with filling in the cash flow template, using data from the fictional case study provided. The first month has been completed so as to model practice to students. Solutions provided on page 2. Extension task provided for fast working students. *the doc is saved as editable for ease of use.
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calculating market share worksheets

calculating market share worksheets

The following resources are good to assess Business student’s understanding of calculating market share (aimed at year 1 A-level students). The confectionary market share worksheet is good to use once students have been taught the market share formula, tasking students to calculate individual market shares for 20 different chocolate bars. Brief extension task provided. Solutions on page 2. The understanding markets worksheet is differentiated for the academically more able. Students are provided data from a fictional case study, and must answer the 8 numeracy based questions. Each question is scaffolded upon one another. Solutions provided on page 2. *the doc is saved as editable for ease of use.
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