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Synonyms for payback

financial return or reward (especially returns equal to the initial investment)

the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life

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PayBack places a premium on the relationship between our buyers and suppliers, offering a unique opportunity to maximize value through the utilization of existing discount contracts and funded early-pay discounts.
Across Staffordshire and the West Midlands, over 454,940 hours of Community Payback were completed last year by over 3,400 offenders on a community sentence.
Ankesh Kumar, Director, Marketing, Emerson Network Power India, said, Our partners have shared encouraging feedback for our Diwali Delights scheme and we are delighted to offer this additional program so they can benefit further by earning Payback points on sales of our Avocent range of products.
Community payback benefits local people by completing work which may not have been possible otherwise.
For more information about Community Payback, please see our website www.
PAYBACK reviewed more than 500 requirements concerning flexibility, functionality, scalability, cost efficiency, customer service and performance, after which the e-Spirit solution came out on top with a considerable efficiency advantage due to its substantially lower hardware costs.
Julie Thornton, assistant manager for Community Payback in Kirklees, said: "This is a great way for offenders to repay local communities for the crimes they have committed.
Martyn Strike, head of Community Payback at Northumbria Probation Trust said: "The work performed by offenders is as valuable today as it was 40 years ago.
Payback is difficult to calculate, as one injury accident prevented will pay for it.
They have to wear jackets to show they are doing community payback so people in the community who are fearful of crime can see they are being punished.
The community payback scheme passed by SNP ministers has a huge black hole in its funding and will let muggers, housebreakers and even sex offenders dodge jail.
2] per year as the expensive wind turbine and that the payback time of the wind turbine and solar electric systems is much longer than their predicted life.
Couldn't Middlesbrough Borough Council or Community Payback look at an alternative way for them to be recognised by the public?
In several studies, slot-machine simulations have also been used to investigate the effects of percentage payback on gambling (Schreiber & Dixon, 2001; Weatherly & Brandt, 2004).
A study by consultancy energy TEAM revealed that nearly three-quarters of SMEs wanted payback within three years in order to justify installing devices such as solar panels or wind turbines.