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account of profits

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Business and Management.

A remedy that a claimant can claim as an alternative to damages in certain circumstances, e.g. in an action for breach of copyright. A successful claimant is entitled to a sum equal to the...

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accounting policies

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Business and Management.

The specific accounting bases adopted and consistently followed by an organization in the preparation of its financial statements. These bases will have been determined by the organization...

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actual total loss

Overview page. Subjects: Business and Management — Law.

The complete destruction or loss of an insured item or one that has suffered an amount of damage that makes it cease to be the thing it originally was. For example, a motor car would be an...

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ad referendum

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[Latin: subject to reference]

Denoting a contract or other matter that is subject to agreement by other parties and finalization of the details.

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Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Business and Management.

(ACAS)

A UK government body set up in 1975 to mediate in industrial disputes in both the public and private sectors. Its findings are not binding on either side, but carry...

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agency workers

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Business and Management.

A worker who is supplied to an employer by an agency, usually on a temporary or contingent basis. Such workers are sometimes said to have a ‘trianglar’ working relationship, in that they do...

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anti-avoidance provisions

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Accounting.

A cluster of statutory provisions designed to stop certain arrangements that would otherwise reduce the taxpayer’s tax liability. The main anti-avoidance provisions, as found in the Taxes...

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appellant

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Business and Management.

A person or organization that appeals against the decision of a court. The party resisting the appeal is called the respondent.

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attachment

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N.

A court order for the detention of a person and/or his property. Attachment can be used by the courts for the punishment of contempt of court.

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attestation

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N.

The signature of witnesses to the making of a will or deed. Under the Wills Act 1837 as amended the testator must sign or acknowledge his signature (see acknowledgment) in the...

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