Litter is causing hundreds of millions of pounds a year in "hidden" costs associated with crime and other problems for society. n addition to the direct cost of keeping England's streets clean and tidy, of almost a £1 billion a year, there are indirect costs of litter ranging from punctures caused by broken glass to fire crews called to deal with burning rubbish and wildfires. The contribution of litter to crime was estimated to cost up to £328 million a year,
The Continuing Cost of Catholicism's Sex Abuse Scandals -- "The indirect cost of the scandals through the decline in giving is an order of magnitude higher than the direct costs of the scandals to the Catholic churches, such as the cost of lawsuit settlements"
Obesity – the BIG problem. 26% adults are obese and further 38% overweight. 16% young people (2-15y) are obese and a further 14% overweight. Direct costs to NHS estimated at £5.1 billion a year. Indirect costs to wider economy approx. £16 billion a year.
Are you selling cookies? Learn how to compute your break-even point in this article by business writer Aymee VanDyke on COOKIE CONNECTION. Aymee contributes regularly to the site's "From Dough to Dollars" column.
•Problem 1 Required: Identify each of the following as either a direct or indirect cost. •Problem 2 Required: GH Company is trying to decide whether to replace a current piece of machinery with a new machine. Using the below data, determine the relevant costs of the old machine and the new machine. Should GH Company purchase the new machine?