A range of time in which accounting functions are performed, aggregated and analysed.
Documentation and books used in the preperation of financial statements. They include records of assets, liabilities, monetary transactions, ledgers, journals, checks and invoices.
Accounting Reference date (or ARD)
The end of a limited company or limited liability company's financial year.
An agency worker provides work or services to a company but is contracted and paid by an agency, rather than the company.
Allotment of Shares
Creation and Issue of shares to share holders or third parties from the company
Articles of Association
The internal rules that set out how the company is run and are binding on the company and all of its shareholders (or members)
Resources or things of value that can be converted in to cash. Assets are owned by individuals and businesses
Someone who examines financial records and ensures businesses are run efficiently. They follow cash flow from beginning to end, ensuring all funds are accounted for properly
A work place pension arranged by your employer. Employees are automatically entered in to the scheme unless they decide opt out. To be eligible for the scheme employees must be between 22 and 74 and earn over £10,000 per year
People are absent from work for 3 main reasons - they are sick, they are unable to come to work because of personal responsibilities or they are on authorised leave such as holiday
Adoption leave and pay
Qualifying employees who have been matched with a child for adoption may take up to 52 weeks adoption leave and may also be entitled to 39 weeks of statutory adoption pay. If you are a couple adopting a child one may take adoption leave and the other parent may be able to take paternity leave or shared parental leave
Age Audit Tool
This is a survey tool to help assess employee attitudes towards age in your business
People are absent from work for 3 main reasons - they are sick, they are unable to come to work because of personal responsibilities or they are on authorised leave such as holiday.
Additional Adoption Leave.
Additional Statutory Paternity Pay.
Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service.
Alternative Dispute Resolution.
Aditional Maternity Leave.
Aditional Paternity Leave.