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About the Business Cost Calculator
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About cost categories
About compliance cost constraints
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Start a new file
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Export a report
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Add an overview
Set up compliance cost constraints
Calculate costs
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What to include
What next
Set up compliance cost constraints form
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Create an option
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Create a task
See an option
Delete an option
Copy an option
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Create a task
See an option
Reorder an option
Delete an option
Copy an option
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Create an activity costing
See an option or a task
Reorder an option
Reorder a task
Delete an option or task
Copy an option or task
Show and hide tasks
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See an option, task or activity costing
Reorder an option
Reorder a task
Reorder an activity costing
Delete an option, task or activity costing
Copy an option, task or activity costing
Show costings for years
Show and hide tasks
Show and hide activities in list
Form 1 - create an option
Form 2 - create a task
Form 3 - create activity costing
See cost summary
See calculation formula
Wage calculator
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Business Cost Calculator report
Business Cost Calculator present value report
Business Cost Calculator detailed report
Business Cost Calculator cost category report
Business Cost Calculator supporting evidence report
Frequently asked questions
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Enter the Calculate costs tab
Your feedback
What's a regulation
Compliance costs
What's a BCC report
What's a Regulation Impact Statement (RIS)

Business Cost Calculator supporting evidence report

Here, you get supporting evidence information for options and activity costings. You'll also see the average level of certainty info for your options and task costings.

The average level of certainty shows the most frequent level of certainty for the options. For example, out of 10 activities in an option, high has been chosen 5 times, medium has been chosen 3 times and low has been chosen 2 times. As high has been chosen the greatest number of times, the average level of certainty would be high.

Options

Do you only want to report on one option? Choose the option from the drop-down. Click the Show report button, or fill in the explanatory info, then click the Show button.

Explanatory information

Here, you can add more info to your report, explaining its content or providing some background. You can also include feedback from consultation and any benefits that arise from the option. Click the Show report button.

Handy hint! You can cut and paste the info from another document, for example, a Microsoft Word document.

You don't have to fill this in to see the report.

Important! When pasting text into the Business Cost Calculator, you will lose any formatting, such as bold or bullet points.

Report info

Here, you can see all the report details after you have clicked the Show report button. This info is from the Calculate costs tab.

Click the Export to Excel button. This will let you save the report.

It will be saved as an .xls file. What does this mean? You can then open the report in MS Excel.