Business Environment Essay

1380 Words Nov 30th, 2013 6 Pages
Middlesex University, Dubai

Business Environment

Individual Assignment

Company Name: UK Commercial Property Trust Limited’s

Date: 18/12/2012

Word Count: 1379

Outline
The establishment of UK Commercial Property Trust happened in 2006 at St. Peter Port, in the Channel Islands (UK). Ignis Investment Services Limited runs and manages the company. The company invests in a portfolio of diversified, commercial properties in the United Kingdom through its subsidiaries. Its portfolio of commercial properties comprise of office, retail, and industrial properties (MPO, 2012). This paper analyses the business environment in which the UK Commercial Property Trust Limited operates.
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Political/Legal Factors
Concerning the political factors, UK Commercial Property Trust’s environment is a politically stable region. It has been stable politically for a long time, which has seen most of the businesses in the country prosper relative to other factors. The leader of the country is Queen Elizabeth II while the leader of government is the Prime Minister. The stability of the country is partly due to its heavy investment in security. In addition, the country is the founding member of NATO, which has been responsible in trying to stabilize other regions in the world that are unstable through military action (TWB, 2012).
UKCPT’s legal environment is highly developed with respect to the business in the country and investment by people from all over the world. In the environment, director liability, as well as, shareholder suits is possible. In addition, legal remedies such as payment of damages, fines, profits repayments, imprisonment, and rescission of transactions, among others, are applicable legally. Furthermore, accessing legal documents during trial is permitted. The country’s highly developed legal system ensures that investor protection index is high. Likewise, the legal system ensures protections of patents and intellectual property (TWB, 2012; USCS, 2012).
Social Factors
Diversity
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