Another project that Nat has handed to you is Different Types of Business Structures. The first thing you need to do is reformat the document she gave you, as it has not been formatted at all.
Vincent has asked you to complete this task in 2.5 hours.
You are required to create an index, a contents page, create a graph and insert a series of footnotes. Additionally, this document should be formatted according to the Alvarez & Paul Lawyers Style Guide for a report.
1. The page set up is as per the Style Guide for an Alvarez & Paul Lawyers long document
2. Create a cover page and insert the document title ‘Different Types of Business Structures’
3. Create a Table of contents for all the headings that are currently in bold
4. Format the document according to Alvarez & Paul Lawyers Style Guide
5. Include the following footnotes:
a. In the Partnership section: place the reference ‘Philippa England’ at the end of the paragraph
b. In the Associations section: place the reference ‘Wikipedia’ at the end of the second paragraph
c. In the Corporation section: place the reference ‘Ford’s Principles of Corporations Law, pg 5’ at end of the first paragraph
d. In the No Liability Company section: place the reference ‘Ford’s Principles of Corporations Law, pg 152’ at end of first paragraph
e. In the No Liability Company section: place the reference ‘Ford’s Principles of Corporations Law, pg 152’ at end of point C)
6. Insert the pie chart/graph as instructed in the original document (you may choose the colours and design, provided it looks professional). Below is an example of what the pie chart should resemble:
7. Create an index which is to be placed as the final page of the document. Index the following words from the document: ASIC, Assets, Berkshire Hathaway, Citigroup, Common law, Co-operatives Act 1992, Corporations Act, Divided management, Legal personality, Limited liability, Public company, Time Warner
8. Insert a footer and page numbering as per Alvarez & Paul Lawyers Style Guide guidelines
9. On the line directly underneath the footer that you inserted in point 8 above, insert your name and Part A – Task 1: Different Types of Business Structures
10. Insert a table of contents. Note that it should always be on a separate page
11. Spell check and proof read the document. Your completed document should be eight pages long
12. Save this document as Part6_DifferentTypesofBusinessStructures_32583_02
Task 2 – Updating the report
You completed the report (Part A – Task 1) and handed it to Jon to review. He advises that the original figures in the pie chart are incorrect. He provides you with the right ones (see below). Vincent has asked you to update the report as quickly as possible. Save this document as Part6_DifferentTypesofBusinessStructures_32583_02_Version2
Joint Ventures 10
Shelf Company 12
Holding Company 11
Subsidiary Company 40
No Liability Company 30
Task 3 – Printing the document
Jon has left the office for a client meeting and will not be back by the time you leave for the day. You know that he is likely to return to the office later in the evening to continue working so you decide to leave a printed draft copy and a printed final copy of the report you prepared in the previous task on his desk for his review.
Follow the instructions below. Note that you won’t need to print and submit the printed copies, but you will need to submit a screenshot of the print view in the box below (see an example in Appendix 1).
1. Open up Part6_DifferentTypesofBusinessStructures_32583_02_Version2
2. Don’t print it out but take a screenshot of the print view and add it in the box below
Insert screenshot below
3. Insert a watermark ‘Draft’ across it and save it as Part6_DifferentTypesofBusinessStructures_32583_02_Version2_Draft. Here is a reminder on how to insert a ‘Draft’ watermark with Microsoft Word
4. Don’t print it out but take a screenshot of the print view and add it in the box below. You should have two copies, one with the watermark and one without
5. Close Microsoft Word
Insert screenshot below
Task 4 – Scheduling the tasks
As you know, Vincent asked you to complete Task 1 and Task 2 within a specific timeframe. You have to fill in a schedule. You can use the template that has been provided for you in Appendix 2 or you can use different software such as Microsoft Excel.
Task 1 – Making back-up copies of files
In the workplace, it is essential to make back-up copies of files. Make sure that you have done that for the files that you have created so far in Assessments 1 and 2.
To help you answer the following questions, access the links below and review the information.
• How to backup files in Windows using an external drive
• Where should I save my backup?
• Methods for backing up your files
1. Why would you back up copies of files? (10 words approximately)
2. What is external or off-site storage? (30-40 words approximately)
3. List at least two different types of external storage that the article “How to backup files in Windows using an external drive” discusses.
4. What are the pros of online backup and storage? (30-40 words approximately)
5. After reading the article “Where should I save my backup”, which type of backup system would suit your home computer environment? Include in your answer why this type suits your computer environment the best. (30-40 words approximately)
6. Does the external or off-site storage facility have enough security for client confidentiality for your work environment? (10 words approximately)
7. If you were working in an office environment, what policies and procedures would you put in place to ensure that confidentiality and security of information are maintained? Explain your choice. (50-70 words approximately)
Task 2 – Reflecting on your use of Microsoft Word
You have been using Microsoft Word to produce and update legal documents. It is time to reflect on your use of this application. Complete the table below and give two examples for each item:
Purpose What is the purpose of using Microsoft Word in a legal environment?
Need What are the needs of using Microsoft Word to develop legal documents?
Limitation What are the limitations of Microsoft Word?