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  • Created by: Chantelle
  • Created on: 20-06-10 17:57

a budget is a plan that is drawn up setting out revenues or costs for a given period of time. most budgets are drawn up for the financial year & are usually broken down into shorter time periods as months. the differences between the two figures are known as variances and can be either adverse or favourable. budgets are a useful tool which help an organisation become more effective.


  • it gives managers greater control - they can make decisions based on variances analysis
  • it enables forward planning and the setting of


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