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Dictionary of Business & Management 6th ed companion website

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Web Links: 5th Edition Archive

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 U V W

A  Top

Advertising Association

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

Advertising Standards Authority
http://www.asa.org.uk/
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
https://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/uk/en.html
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/Pages/home.aspx
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
https://www.bba.org.uk/
Website of the BBA: includes consumer information and LIBOR data

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

British Standards Institution
http://www.bsigroup.com/en-GB/
Website of the BSI
http://www.bsigroup.com/en-GB/our-services/certification/
Direct link to BSI Management Systems certification service

 

C  Top

Campaign
http://www.campaignlive.co.uk/go/news/
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
https://www.gov.uk/topic/personal-tax/capital-gains-tax
A guide to capital gains tax from the Gov.uk website

Chartered Institute of Marketing
http://www.cim.co.uk/home.aspx
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

Companies Acts
http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20120910151453/http:/www.bis.gov.uk/policies/business-law/company-and-partnership-law/company-law/company-law-faqs
FAQs relating to the 2006 Act provided by BERR
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2006/46/contents
Full text of the Companies Act 2006

Companies House
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/companies-house
Companies House website: includes guidance on incorporating and winding up a company

Competition and Markets Authority
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/competition-and-markets-authority
CMA area of the Gov.uk website

Confederation of British Industry
http://news.cbi.org.uk/
CBI website

Consumer Price Index
http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/cpi/consumer-price-indices/december-2014/index.html
HICP data from the Office for National Statistics

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

Corporate Governance Code
https://www.frc.org.uk/Our-Work/Codes-Standards/Corporate-governance/UK-Corporate-Governance-Code.aspx
Full text of the Code (2012) from the Financial Reporting Council website

Corporation Tax
http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/ctsa/index.htm https://www.gov.uk/business-tax/corporation-tax
A guide to corporation tax from the Gov.uk website

 

D  Top

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-business-innovation-skills
BIS area of the Gov.uk website

Deutsche Börse
http://deutsche-boerse.com/dbg/dispatch/en/kir/dbg_nav/home
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

employment protection
http://www.worksmart.org.uk/rights/
Guide to employment rights from the TUC’s WorkSMART website

Enterprise Investment Scheme
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-enterprise-investment-scheme-introduction
A guide to the EIS from the Gov.uk website

Euronext NV
https://www.euronext.com/en/indices
NYSE Euronext website

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

Export Credits Guarantee Department
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-export-finance
UK Export Finance area of the Gov.uk website

 

F  Top

Federal Reserve System
http://www.federalreserve.gov/
Website of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System: includes information on monetary policy, banking regulation, and consumer concerns

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

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

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

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

Financial Reporting Council
https://www.frc.org.uk/
Website of the FRC

Financial Reporting Standard
https://frc.org.uk/Our-Work/Publications/Accounting-and-Reporting-Policy/FRS-102-The-Financial-Reporting-Standard-appli-(1).pdf
Full text of the Financial Reporting Standard Applicable in the UK and Republic of Ireland

 

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/eng/index.htm
Website of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd

 

I  Top

ICE Futures Europe
https://www.theice.com/futures_europe
Information from the ICE website

Incoterms
http://www.iccwbo.org/products-and-services/trade-facilitation/incoterms-2010/the-incoterms-rules/
A short guide to Incoterms from the ICC website

inheritance tax
https://www.gov.uk/inheritance-tax/overview
A guide to inheritance tax from the Gov.uk website

Institute of Chartered Accountants
http://www.icaew.com/
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/?TemplateName=homePage.isml
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
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/intellectual-property-office
Information on copyright, patents, trademarks, and registration of designs from the IPO area of the Gov.uk website

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

International Accounting Standards Board
http://www.ifrs.org/Pages/default.aspx
Website of the IASB and the IFRS Foundation: includes summaries of standards in issue

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

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

 

L  Top

Land Registry
http://www1.landregistry.gov.uk/ https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/land-registry
Land Registry area of the Gov.uk website

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

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

London Metal Exchange
https://www.lme.com/
Website of the LME

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

 

M  Top

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

medium-sized company
http://company-formation-registration-ltd-uk.com/life-company/medium-sized-company-accounts.php
Further details on filing exemptions for medium-sized companies

 

N  Top

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

National Insurance contributions
https://www.gov.uk/national-insurance-rates-letters
Guide to NICs from the Gov.uk 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 Mercantile Exchange
http://www.cmegroup.com/company/nymex.html
Information from the CME Group website

New York Stock Exchange
https://www.nyse.com/index
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

http://www.thepensionsregulator.gov.uk/employers/the-essential-guide-to-automatic-enrolment.aspx
An introduction to automatic enrolment

 

Office for Budget Responsibility
http://budgetresponsibility.independent.gov.uk/category/topics/economic-forecasts/
Website of the Office of Budget Responsibility: includes public finance data and medium-term forecasts for the UK economy

Office for National Statistics
http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/index.html
Free access to data produced by the Office for National Statistics

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

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
http://www.oecd.org/index.htm
Website of the OECD: links to detailed economic statistics for all member countries

OTC Bulletin Board
http://www.finra.org/industry/otcbb/otc-bulletin-board-otcbb
OTCBB information

 

P  Top

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

pension
http://www.thepensionservice.gov.uk/home.asp

 

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.wolfbane.com/rpi.htm
UK RPI data

HM Revenue and Customs
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-revenue-customs
HMRC area of the Gov.uk website 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/uk/
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 HMRC

small company
http://company-formation-registration-ltd-uk.com/life-company/small-companies.php
Further details on filing and audit exemptions

stakeholder pension scheme
http://www.thepensionsregulator.gov.uk/employers/about-stakeholder-pensions.aspx
Guide to stakeholder pensions from the Pensions Regulator

Standard and Poor’s 500
http://www.standardandpoors.com/en_US/web/guest/home
Website of Standard and Poor’s

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

Stewardship Code
https://www.frc.org.uk/Our-Work/Publications/Corporate-Governance/UK-Stewardship-Code-September-2012.aspx
Full text of the UK Stewardship Code (2012)

 

T  Top

tax return
https://www.gov.uk/self-assessment-tax-returns/overview
Information on making an online tax return from the Gov.uk 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
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-treasury
HM Treasury area of the Gov.uk website: includes latest economic indicators and forecasts for the UK economy

 

U  Top

UK Payments Administration
http://www.ukpayments.org.uk/
Website of the UK Payments Administration

 

V  Top

value added tax
https://www.gov.uk/business-tax/vat
VAT information from the Gov.uk website

 

W  Top

Wealth Management Association
http://www.thewma.co.uk/
WMA website

Wholesale Market Brokers’ Association
http://www.wmba.org.uk/pages/index.cfm
Website of the WMBA

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

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