Unavoidable Costs

Unavoidable Costs

Costs a company incurs regardless of the operational decisions it makes. Examples of unavoidable costs include rent, office supplies and some taxes.
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Efforts to counter that threat may entail unavoidable costs. The expense growth in the first quarter was partly due to digitisation, HSBC CFO Ewen Stevenson told Bloomberg TV on Friday.
'This process implied unavoidable costs to the transactions.
In the case of mergers initiated by the government, the state compensated municipalities for direct and unavoidable costs due to the merger.
According to the National Audit Office (NAO), across the country, schools will need to find an extra PS3bn by 2020 to continue offering their current services because a number of unavoidable costs will go up, with no extra money to cover them.
According to the National Audit Office, schools across the country will need to find an extra PS3bn by 2020 to continue offering their current services because a number of unavoidable costs will go up, with no extra money to cover them.
Kirklees has already made huge cost savings yet more could be made simply by looking at unavoidable costs such as paying over the odds for temporary staff, further sale or rent of empty buildings/land/ works.
"The other is the benefits that help pay for specific unavoidable costs. This is where cuts have been targeted and where the greatest damage is being done."
"The Government must ensure it is doing everything to put consumers first and help keep the unavoidable costs of living in check."
In order to calculate foreseeable losses, one needs to identify' recurring and nonrecurring costs and calculate the amount of avoidable and unavoidable costs. Unavoidable costs associated with lost revenues, both recurring and nonrecurring, are potentially eligible for recovery as a foreseeable loss (i.e., includable as a component of the assumed 75% liquidated damages clause), whereas avoidable costs are not
Failing to make the full cost of bookings transparent was a violation of European regulations, the Dutch consumer authority added, saying, 'Ryanair offered air fares on its website that did not include all foreseeable and unavoidable costs, such as fees and surcharges.
He added that differentiated prices were sometimes appropriate to encourage entry and participation in public health delivery and because providers delivered different services and faced various unavoidable costs. 'Hospitals face different unavoidable cost constraints including regulatory factors, tax regimes, monitoring and performance management regimes as well as contractual arrangements,' said Street.
These are: (1) clear lines of answerability; (2) a clear definition of the "responsibilities" for which an organization's leaders will be held accountable; (3) provisions for the reporting of performance; (4) defining and measuring "outcomes" and widely-recognized "core indicators" which relate "results" to "purpose", recognize the limits of unavoidable costs and available resources and which can be used systematically in decision making; (5) carefully balanced incentives; (6) relevant legal and financial rules and reporting to monitor compliance; and (7) a balance between the processes that hold organizations accountable and the authority needed to respond quickly to a dynamic marketplace.