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Payback

The length of time it takes to recover the initial cost of a project, without regard to the time value of money.

Payback

The length of time until an investment makes an amount of money equal to the original amount invested. It does not account for the time value of money. That is, the payback period differs from the break-even time, which accounts for inflation, interest, and so forth.
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Community Payback projects include litter picking, clearing undergrowth, repairing and redecorating community centres and removing graffiti.
Mick O'Neill, Northumbria Probation Trust community payback coordinator for South Tyneside, said: "This is a perfect example of how offenders can add real value to communities through community payback.
uk where you can also nominate a project to be worked on by offenders doing their Community Payback.
For integrating its external Web analysis tool and recommendation engine, PAYBACK relies on the FirstSpirit AppCenter, which enables any Web applications to be quickly and easily integrated into the CMS, thus making them centrally available.
We are pleased to utilise the offenders' Community Payback hours to help local people in this way as and when the need arises.
Community Payback is tough and demanding and it punishes the offender.
A government spokesman said last night: "Community payback is a tough option for low-level offenders.
percentage payback), (3) participants might not have shown sensitivity to percentage payback because they did not receive adequate experience with the programmed contingencies, and (4) insensitivity to percentage payback could have resulted from a discrepancy between the target and experienced percentage payback.
Brian Rickerby, joint managing director of energy TEAM, said: "It is interesting to see that the majority of UK SMEs are keen for investment in energy generation to have a swift payback.
To help identify the potential winners, Payback offers up a tool the authors call the Cash Curve, which plots the four factors that contribute to or prevent a profitable outcome: start-up costs, speed (time to market), scale (time to volume), and support costs.
Payback puts forth the argument that the biggest challenge facing most companies today is their need to increase returns from their innovation spending.