Jet2 Task 2

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A1. Budget Concerns Competition Bikes budget has several areas of concern that need to be address. 1. Units expected to be sold for year nine is 3510. Competition Bikes is predicting that they will sell 3510 Bikes but they only sold 3400 Bikes in year eight down 15% from year seven 4000 units sold. Competitions Bikes has budget to high because the current economic down turn is showing no signs of relief for the next three years. Many of Competition Bikes customers are sponsored riders and many sponsors have pulled their funding to their rides. Competition Bikes has not presents a plan that would support their projections. Competition Bikes should lower there should lower the expected units sold so not to over order raw materials that will…show more content…
7. Distribution network Contracted Support standard out is $50,830, actual output is $50,460. This is a favorable variance of -$370. This is a selling expense that is lower due to lower sales. 8. Administrative Salaries standard output $170,000, actual output is $171,000. This is an unfavorable variance of $1000. This increase is due to the Competition Bikes efforts to increase sales. Overtime was authorized to work on advertising campaign. 9. Executive Compensation standard output is $220,000, actual output is $218,000. This is a favorable variance of -$2000. This variance is due to an executives not taking a bonus due to lower sales. 10. Employment taxes standard output $29,835, actual output $29758. This is a favorable variance of -$77. This variance is due to an employee furlough because of low sales. 11. Utilities and services standard output $150,000, actual output is $$218,000. This is a favorable variance of -$1777. This variance is due to reduce sales, less power at the plant is needed because less units are being made. 12. Research and Development standard output is $85,861, actual output is $82,841. This is a favorable variance of -$3,020. This variance is due to cut backs in R&D because of slow sales and low demand for new bikes. 13. Other General and Admin Expenses standard output $170,000, actual output is $172,000. This is an unfavorable variance of $2000. This increase is due to addition materials needed for advertising. 14. Other utilities and

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