Dictionary of Business and Management 5e companion website ARCHIVED

 

Please find below the web links from the previous edition of this Dictionary. Please note that archived links are no longer updated.

Web Links

Here is a list of recommended web links, arranged alphabetically by the relevant dictionary entries:

A B C D E F H I L M N O P Q R S T V W

A  Top

Accounting Standards Board
http://www.frc.org.uk/asb/
Website of the ASB: includes a list of standards in issue

Advertising Association
http://www.adassoc.org.uk
Website of the Advertising Association: includes research and reports

Advertising Standards Authority
http://www.asa.org.uk/asa
Website of the ASA: includes text of the CAP code

Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration service
http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=1461
Website of ACAS

Alternative Investment Market
http://www.londonstockexchange.com/companies-and-advisors/aim/aim/aim.htm
Information for companies, traders, and investors from the website of the London Stock Exchange

Association of British Insurers
http://www.abi.org.uk
Website of the ABI: includes general insurance advice for businesses and private consumers

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
http://www.accaglobal.com
ACCA website: includes information on training and careers as well as advice on finding an accountant

Audit Bureau of Circulation
http://www.abc.org.uk/
ABC website

 

B  Top

Bank of England
http://www.bankofengland.co.uk
Bank of England website

BARB
http://www.barb.co.uk
BARB website: the public area includes a summary of the latest viewing figures and trends with monthly news bulletins

British Bankers' Association
http://www.bba.org.uk/
Website of the BBA

British Chambers of Commerce
http://www.britishchambers.org.uk
BCC website

British Standards Institution
http://www.bsi-global.com
Website of the BSI
http://www.bsi-global.com/en/Assessment-and-certification-se...
Direct link to BSI Management Systems

Business Link
https://www.gov.uk/browse/business
Business Link home page.

 

C  Top

Campaign
http://www.campaign.magazine.co.uk/
Campaign website: includes news, research, agency rankings, and jobs

capital allowances
http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/manuals/camanual/Index.htm
Details of capital allowances from the HMRC website

capital gains tax
http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/cgt/index.htm
CGT area of the HMRC website

Chartered Institute of Marketing
http://www.cim.co.uk/
CIM website: provides news, analysis, and a wide range of information services

Chartered Institute of Personnel Development
http://www.cipd.co.uk/
CIPD website: includes a wealth of resources on HR subjects ranging from employment law to training and development

Chicago Mercantile Exchange
http://www.cmegroup.com/
Website of the CME

Combined Code on Corporate Government
http://www.frc.org.uk/Our-Work/Publications/FRC-Board/Review...
Full text of the Combined Code (2008) from the FRC website

Companies Acts
http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20090609003228/http://www.berr.gov.uk/whatwedo/businesslaw/co-act-2006/faq%20Act%202006/page38139.html
FAQs relating to the 2006 Act provided by BERR
http://www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts2006/pdf/ukpga_20060046_en.pdf
Full text of the Companies Act 2006

Companies House
http://www.companieshouse.gov.uk
Companies House website: includes guidance on incorporating and winding up a company

Competition Commission/Competition and Markets Authority
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/competition-and-...
Website of the Competition and Markets Authority

Confederation of British Industry
http://www.cbi.org.uk/ndbs/staticpages.nsf/StaticPages/home....
CBI website

Consumer Price Index
http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/cpi/consumer-price-indices/may...
HICP data from the UK National Statistics website

Consumers' Association
http://www.which.co.uk
Which? website: provides guidance on a wide range of consumer issues

Corporate Venturing Scheme
https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/corporate-venturing-scheme-introduction-to-national-statistics
 Introduction to the CVS from the gov.uk website

Corporation Tax
http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/ct/index.htm
Corporation Tax area of the HMRC website: includes information about making a return online

 

D  Top

Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-business-enterprise-and-regulatory-reform
BERR website. Please note that BERR has been replaced by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-innovation-universities-and-skills
DIUS website. Please note that BERR has been replaced by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Deutsche Börse
http://deutsche-boerse.com/dbag/dispatch/en/kir/gdb_navigati...
Deutsche Börse Group website

Direct Marketing Association UK
http://www.dma.org.uk/
DMA website: includes full text of the DM Code of Practice

Dow Jones Industrial Average
http://www.djindexes.com
Dow Jones Indexes website

 

E  Top

EDX London
http://www.londonstockexchange.com/edx/home/homepage.htm
Information from the London Stock Exchange website

employment protection
https://worksmart.org.uk/work-rights
Guide to employment rights from the TUC's WorkSMART website

Enterprise Investment Scheme
http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/eis
A guide to the EIS from the HMRC website

Euronext NV
http://www.euronext.com/index-2166-EN.html
NYSE Euronext website

European Central Bank
http://www.ecb.int/home/html/index.en.html
Website of the ECB

Export Credits Guarantee Department/UK Export Finance
http://www.ecgd.gov.uk
ECGD website

 

F  Top

Federal Reserve System
http://www.federalreserve.gov
Website of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Federal Trade Commission
http://www.ftc.gov
Website of the FTC

Financial Accounting Standards Board
http://www.fasb.org
Website of the FASB

Financial Ombudsman Service
http://www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk
Website of the Financial Ombudsman Service

Financial Reporting Standard
https://www.frc.org.uk/Our-Work/Codes-Standards/Corporate-reporting/Standards-in-Issue.aspx
Summaries of all FRSs in issue from the Accounting Standards Board website

Financial Services Authority/Financial Conduct Authority
http://www.fca.org.uk/
Website of the FSA.

FTSE Share Indexes
http://www.ftse.com
Website of the FTSE Group

 

H  Top

Health and Safety Executive
http://www.hse.gov.uk
Website of the HSE: provides information and guidelines on a wide range of health and safety topics, including those applicable to particular industries

Hong Kong Stock Exchange
http://www.hkex.com.hk/index.htm
Website of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd

 

I  Top

Incoterms
http://www.iccwbo.org/products-and-services/trade-facilitation/incoterms-2010/
Incoterms information from the ICC website

inheritance tax
http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/cto/iht.htm
Inheritance tax area of the HMRC website

Institute of Chartered Accountants
http://www.icaew.co.uk
Website of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales: provides technical information, advice on training and careers, and help in finding a chartered accountant

Institute of Directors
http://www.iod.com/home/default.aspx
Website of the Institute of Directors

Institute of Management Services
http://www.ims-productivity.com
Website of the IMS: includes information on many tools and techniques used in management services

Intellectual Property Office
http://www.ipo.gov.uk
Information on copyright, patents, trademarks, and registration of designs from the IPO website

IntercontinentalExchange
https://www.theice.com/homepage.jhtml
Website of the ICE

International Accounting Standards Board
http://www.iasb.org/Home.htm
Website of the IASB: includes summaries of standards in issue

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
http://www.worldbankgroup.org
Website of the World Bank Group

International Monetary Fund
http://www.imf.org/external/index.htm
Website of the IMF

International Petroleum Exchange
https://www.theice.com/index
Information from the ICE website

 

L  Top

Land Registry
http://www1.landregistry.gov.uk
Website of the Land Registry

Lloyd's
http://www.lloyds.com
Lloyd's website

London Bullion Market
http://www.lbma.org.uk/
Website of the LBMA

London Metal Exchange
http://www.lme.co.uk
Website of the LME

London Stock Exchange
http://www.londonstockexchange.com/en-gb
Website of the LSE: includes information for companies and traders and much educational material for private investors

 

M  Top

Market Research Society
http://www.mrs.org.uk
MRS website

medium-sized company
http://www.companieshouse.gov.uk/about/gbhtml/gba3.shtml#three
Further details on filing exemptions from the Companies House website

medium-sized group
http://www.companieshouse.gov.uk/about/gbhtml/gba3.shtml#three
Further details on filing exemptions from the Companies House website

 

N  Top

NASDAQ
http://www.nasdaq.com
NASDAQ website

National Insurance contribution
http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/nic/ni.htm
Guide to NICs from the HMRC website

National Readership Survey
http://www.nrs.co.uk
Website of the NRS: includes estimates of average readership for all publications on the survey

New York Board of Trade
https://www.theice.com/futures-us
Information from the ICE website

New York Mercantile Exchange
http://www.nymex.com/index.aspx
Website of NYMEX

New York Stock Exchange
http://www.nyse.com
Information for traders, companies, and private investors from the NYSE Euronext website

 

O  Top

occupational pension scheme
http://www.thepensionsregulator.gov.uk
Website of the Pensions Regulator: includes Codes of Practice and guidance for employers, trustees, and their advisers

Office for National Statistics
http://www.statistics.gov.uk/default.asp
Free access to data produced by the Office for National Statistics

Office of Fair Trading
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/competition-and...
Website includes advice for businesses and consumers

Official List
http://www.fsa.gov.uk/ukla/officialList.do
Official List of securities on the LSE from the FSA website

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
http://www.oecd.org/home/0,2987,en_2649_201185_1_1_1_1_1,00....
Website of the OECD: links to detailed economic statistics for all member countries

OTC Bulletin Board
http://www.otcbb.com
Website of the OTCBB

 

P  Top

PAYE
http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/paye/
An introduction to PAYE for employers from the HMRC website

pension
http://www.thepensionservice.gov.uk/home.asp
Information about state and private pensions from the Department for Work and Pensions

 

Q  Top

Queen's Awards for Enterprise
http://www.queensawards.org.uk
Website of the Queen's Awards

Quoted Companies Alliance
http://www.quotedcompaniesalliance.co.uk
Website of the QCA

 

R  Top

Retail Price Index
http://www.statistics.gov.uk/cci/nugget.asp?id=21
RPI data from the UK National Statistics website

Revenue and Customs, HM
http://www.hmrc.gov.uk
Website of HMRC provides details of all UK tax rates, codes, and allowances and facilities for making returns online

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
http://www.rics.org
RICS website: includes a digest of economic news and analysis and authoritative surveys of the UK's residential and commercial property markets

 

S  Top

Securities and Exchange Commission
http://www.sec.gov
Website of the SEC

self-assessment
http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/individuals/tmaself-assessment.shtml
Guide to self-assessment from the HMRC website

self-assessment for companies
https://www.gov.uk/topic/business-tax/corporation-tax
Guide to corporation tax self-assessment from the gov.uk website

small company
http://www.companieshouse.gov.uk/about/gbhtml/gba3.shtml#three
Further details on filing and audit exemptions from the Companies House website

small group
http://www.companieshouse.gov.uk/about/gbhtml/gba3.shtml#three
Further details on filing and audit exemptions from the Companies House website

stakeholder pension scheme
http://www.thepensionservice.gov.uk/atoz/atozdetailed/stakeh...
Guide to stakeholder pensions from the Department of Work and Pensions

Standard and Poor's 500 Stock Index
http://www2.standardandpoors.com/portal/site/sp/en/us/page.h...
Website of Standard and Poor's

Stationery Office
http://www.tsoshop.co.uk/?%26trackid=002068
TSO's online bookshop

SWX Europe
http://www.six-swiss-exchange.com/index.html
Website of SWX Europe

 

T  Top

tax return
http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/individuals/tmaself-assessment.shtml
Information on making an online tax return from the HMRC website

Tokyo Stock Exchange
http://www.tse.or.jp/english
English-language version of the TSE website

Trades Union Congress
http://www.tuc.org.uk
Website of the TUC

Treasury
http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk
Website of HM Treasury: includes latest economic indicators and forecasts for the UK economy

 

V  Top

value added tax
http://customs.hmrc.gov.uk/channelsPortalWebApp/channelsPort...
VAT area of the HMRC website

 

W  Top

Wholesale Market Brokers' Association
http://www.wmba.org.uk
Website of the WMBA: includes data for SONIA and EURONIA

World Economic Forum
http://www.weforum.org/en/index.htm
Website of the World Economic Forum

World Trade Organization
http://www.wto.org
Website of the WTO: includes a comprehensive statistics database