Unit 2- Finance- Using budgets

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o       Using budgets



  • Targets
  • Inefficiency and waste- so cannot create too much in the future.
  • Gives an idea of financial whereabouts due to decisions.
  • Improve financial control
  • Improve internal communication
  • Used as a motivator, by giving employees authority, (Maslow)


  • Operation can become inflexible
  • Need to be accurate to have a meaning; big differences between budgets and figures can demotivate staff.


Variance analysis- difference between ‘planned’ activities in the




I've listed the advantages and disadvantages and some examples.

I hope this helps!!!

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