Maximum word length = 2000 words. Weighting = 50% of your final grade.• Choose a UK private sector firm. • Using secondary data only (e.g. statistics, reports, published documents and press information), identify the likely future changes in the Political, Economic, Social, Technological and Legal environments of your chosen firm (PESTLE analysis). • Using relevant theories (e.g. profit maximization, demand and supply, circular flow of income), explain the possible effects of the changes identified upon the firm’s future profitability. • Suggest ways in which the firm could improve its future profitability in relation to the changes you have [url removed, login to view] results of this study should be presented in the form of a report (2,000 words).
The following headings should be used within your report: • Title page
• List of tables and diagrams
• Summary, i.e. key points of the report
• Introduction, including aims and objectives of the report