APT
Initiatives Ltd
Business, Economics & Maths Resources
Minimising Workloads, Maximising Performance
Est 1999
  • OCR A Level F292 Business Functions Case Study on Symponi Bears Ltd (SBL) 2016 – Re-Sits

    We will be producing an Analysis for the F292 Business Functions Case Study on Symponi Bears Ltd (SBL). The analysis will contain:  Identification and examination of key issues / possible question areas. Relevant theory relating to the business studies concepts and ideas raised in the case study. In-depth analytical and evaluative discussion of improvements / solutions / options available. …

    Read more…
  • AQA BUSS4 E-commerce – Tackling the 3rd bullet in the Research brief, Stakeholders

    Some key information and advice on how to tackle the 3rd bullet point in the AQA Research brief.  In order to consider the impact of e-commerce on different stakeholder groups students first need to have a basic understanding of:  the different stakeholders groups involved in business and, more importantly… the needs / expectations / objectives of these various stakeholders groups. So… What…

    Read more…
  • Fascinating article for use with the AQA BUSS4 Research Theme on E-commerce

    Fascinating article for use with the AQA BUSS4 Research Theme on E-commerce – concerns the use of drones to deliver goods purchased online by Walmart and Amazon customers.  Highlights the potential barriers to their use – in the form of government restrictions.  Relevant to ‘Factors influencing if, why and how business respond to the growth in e-commerce’.…

    Read more…
  • AQA BUSS4 E-commerce – Tackling the 2nd bullet…

    Advice on how to tackle the second bullet point in the AQA Research brief. In order to consider the impact of e-commerce on businesses and their functional areas students need to have a basic understanding of:  how traditional commercial transactions differ to electronic commerce. what a business’s functional areas are and, more specifically, the various activities undertaken within each…

    Read more…
  • AQA BUSS4 Research theme

    For those working on the AQA BUSS4 Research theme… The ONS produced a statistical bulletin on E-commerce and ICT Activity.  The most recent bulletin (relating to 2013) can be accessed here: http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/dcp171778_387514.pdf Students should subsequently look out for the 2014 bulletin due to be published at the end of November 2015.

    Read more…
  • Tackling the first bullet in the AQA BUSS4 Research brief on e-commerce

    AQA BUSS4 research theme for 2016 on Technological Change: e-commerce, here are some useful tips on how to tackle the first bullet point in the AQA Research brief on: The Impact of e-commerce on the competitive environment within industries. Before undertaking any research students should have a clear understanding of key business terms, so… What is the competitive environment? The competitive…

    Read more…
  • Current Upper Sixth: Unit 3 (BUSS3)

    In addition to our resource for the BUSS4 Research Theme (E-commerce) we have resources for Unit 3 (BUSS3), which are also useful for the new specifications.  Our Entire Unit 3 (BUSS3) BizKit has everything you need to reduce your workload and increase grades.   The individual components can also be purchased separately.  Thousands of teachers and students across the UK have benefited from…

    Read more…
  • OCR A Level Economics F585 Global Economy – Globalisation Issues and Zambia

    The F585 Pre-released Stimulus Material concerns issues relating to Globalisation as well as the Zambian economy. Below are some of the key things students should be considering to prepare themselves for this exam. What is meant by globalisation. Indicators of globalisation eg rise in global trade between countries, FDI, migration of workers. Factors that have led to the growth in world trade.…

    Read more…
  • OCR F297 Strategic Management June 2016

    The OCR F297 Strategic Management June 2016 case study is on a recycling business called Verdant Ghar Ltd. Here are some of the key issues students should be focusing on, which we will be covering in our usual comprehensive analyses, to be published this term and can be pre-ordered now. VGL’s Objectives – relating to revenues, gaining new business, labour turnover and charitable…

    Read more…