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Starter Answer the following questions on your whiteboards 1.Define sole trader. 2.What is unlimited liability? 3.List 2 advantages of being a sole trader. 4.List 2 disadvantages of being a sole trader.
Objectives To identify the features of a partnership (E) To analyse the benefits and drawbacks to a partnership. (C) To evaluate why a business would form as a partnership. (A)
What is a partnership? A business agreement between 2-20 people, but could have more staff They have unlimited liability Examples:- –Vets –Doctors –Solicitors
How to set up a Partnership? A Deed Of Partnership needs to be completed. This shows:- –The money put in –Roles and responsibilities –How the agreement can be ended Anything not covered in this agreement is covered by the Partnership Act 1890
Sleeping Partners These are people who have invested money into the company but have no active part in running the business They have limited liability
Advantages Vs Disadvantages In pairs come up with the advantages and disadvantages you believe a partnership to have.
Advantages of Partnerships Spreads the risk more than being a sole trader New skills can be brought to the business More money and resources are brought to the business Accounts are kept private
Disadvantages of Partnerships Unlimited liability Sharing the profits Less control of the business Disputes over workload Partnership has to be reformed if a partner dies
Task Complete the true or false activity handed out.
Activity In groups you should form your own partnership and each create a deed of partnership detailing the particulars of the business you are creating.
Video Watch the following short video which will talk about the different forms a business can take. You have covered 2 of them, but what are the other ones mentioned? Can you make a note of what they are and their advantages and disadvantages?