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allowances

  1. the additional time which is added to the ‘basic time’ allowed for the completion of a particular work task in order to calculate a ‘standard time’ for that task. These include:
    1. Relaxation allowances, which are made to take account of the mental and physical needs of workers, who require rest periods;
    2. contingency allowances which are made to cover the unforeseen circumstances such as the extra work caused by defective machines or substandard materials;
    3. interference allowances which are made to take account of nonproductive or IDLE TIME caused by delays in materials, machine breakdowns and machine SET-UP TIMES. See WORK MEASUREMENT.
  2. the additional raw materials or components which are added to the basic materials allowed for the completion of a particular product or subassembly in a PRODUCT SPECIFICATION, to allow for cutting losses and anticipated wastage of materials.
  3. tax allowances. See INCOME TAX ALLOWANCE, CAPITAL ALLOWANCE, CORPORATION TAX.
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'I don't want any sum,' replied her disconsolate husband; 'I shall require no demd allowance. I will be a body.'
This great point attained, Madame Mantalini argued the question of the allowance, and Mr Mantalini did the same, taking occasion to show that he could live with uncommon satisfaction upon bread and water, and go clad in rags, but that he could not support existence with the additional burden of being mistrusted by the object of his most devoted and disinterested affection.
I afterwards saw five or six of different ages, the youngest not above two hundred years old, who were brought to me at several times by some of my friends; but although they were told, "that I was a great traveller, and had seen all the world," they had not the least curiosity to ask me a question; only desired "I would give them SLUMSKUDASK," or a token of remembrance; which is a modest way of begging, to avoid the law, that strictly forbids it, because they are provided for by the public, although indeed with a very scanty allowance.
"Put us on short allowance, then, doctor," responded Kennedy, "but we must not despair.
Summary: Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 26 (ANI): The Uttar Pradesh government has scrapped as many as six allowances meant for its employees including allowance under voluntary family planning program.
MCAs have threatened to sue the Salaries and Remuneration Commission if it does not provide for the payment their house allowances.
Islamabad -- Auditor General of Pakistan has observed irregularities of over Rs400 million in disbursements of health and relief allowances by Drugs Regulatory Authority of Pakistan to its RO pay scale employees, officials said on Monday.
Young Doctors Association (YDA) Islamabad chapter has been demanding for a long time that the federal government enhance their allowance and bring it at par with the allowances given to doctors in the Punjab province.
ALLOWANCES for cabinet members in St Helens are the highest in the Liverpool City Region.
Allowances are never pegged on any regulations," the MP told our reporter at the Members' Lounge on Thursday evening.
Byline: Joe Michna, manager, Citizens Advice Hartlepool, talks about tax allowances
Sweden, July 1 -- The salary increments and other allowances for public servants proposed by Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera in his budget 2019 is effective from today (July 01).