1. Safe Value - Typically used in Variations, before they are approved by the client. The Safe Value is the minimum extra cost you believe may be incurred by an increase in the scope of works. Once the Variation is approved by the client then the Safe Value has no further relevance. 

  2. Sales- The total income received from selling goods or services.

  3. Sales & Inventory Project Types - These need a supporting project to keep track of income and expense arising from Stock sales.

  4. SBR State Payroll 526

  5. Scheduling Calendar 451

  6. Scheduling % complete - An indicator of the time/cost completion of the activity.

  7. Scheduling Dependencies - Allows Users to create dependency tables that are utilised when creating a Project Schedule.
    Data Key:  Project, Allocation, type, Order, Milestone, Risk, Dependency # (3-Alpha Numeric).  Linked to Project, Allocation, Order, Milestone, Risk
    Type of Linkage: Stage, Start, Finish, +/- days (.1), Duration (.1) Calendar, Resource
    By Default, each Project Allocation has a summary record (Type A) covering all work in the Allocation, which is used for allocating Balance of Budget, not committed.

  8. Scope of Order 210
    order notes

  9. Search Tag

  10. Secured Loan- A loan where the borrower pledges a particular asset in exchange for a loan. The lender then uses this asset as collateral.

  11. Security

  12. Security of Payment Clause - Most Australian States have enacted legislation that requires construction companies to comply with a number of processing and notification standards and failure to meet the timing requirements may have serious cost risk implications. Invoices/correspondence with monthly values that include a Security of Payment clause “This is a notice under the Construction Industry Security of Payment Act ....”. 

  13. Self-employed- Working for ones self as either a freelancer or business owner.

  14. Sent Group 660

  15. Sequence

  16. Service Project Type

  17. Sex - Male or Female.

  18. Shareholder- The owner of shares in a limited company or corporation.

  19. Shares- A part of a company. After purchasing shares the buyer will receive a document stating what percentage of the company they own.

  20. Short cut

  21. Short Name - The name used in Muli internal reporting and lookup windows. It has a maxiumun length of 25-characters.

  22. Signature Block - A person fills many roles in life, even within a small group of companies and needs to tailor their signatory information relative to the role. Thus the need for a number of signature blocks.

  23. Signoff Level 272

  24. Simple Interest- Interest that is applied to the original sum. For example, $1,000 invested over a three year period with 10% will result in $1,300.

  25. Sinking Fund- A fund used to set aside money over time in order to repay a debt or replace a wasting asset.

  26. Skeleton - The check list created by choosing from Authorised Allocations and adding details of items that should be allowed when the skeleton is used as a framework for Estimating and Budget loading.

  27. SM

  28. SM Approval

  29. SME- An abbreviation for “Small and Medium Enterprises.”

  30. SM Headers - Project Master

  31. SM Human Resources - (RPC) This menu contains the specialist functions related to managing the very valuable personnel who exist in our organisation and may also include other people's employees who require special training.

  32. SM Insurances - Organisations to manage 5 verification processes.

  33. SM Leave

  34. SM Marketing

  35. SM Open Document

  36. SM Organisation Roles (Project) - All people (RPC) with a key role in a project should be linked to the project outlining their specific role. If for a limited time, then that should be clearly defined. Note in RPC there is the ability to see a summary of all roles undertaken.

  37. SM Pabx - This is stage 3 to provide data for integration of phone system.

  38. SM Payroll

  39. SM Print - Generally, print manager utility for all reporting.

  40. SM Project Roles

  41. SM Project Stages - Muli now provides the ability to predefine project stages to give natural divisions to project schedules (timings) and a natural way of breaking up subcontractor payments.

  42. SM Project Timings

  43. SM Scan - With incoming register, Muli provides the ability to capture a digital image of incoming paperwork to provide and electronic on-screen display for expeditious processing support. Muli has decided on a specific fax format as a compromise of data value and clarity.

  44. SM - Sub-Menus - Special purpose screens to manage a grouped set of processes.

  45. SM Supplier

  46. SM View

  47. Small Jobs project Type - Each allocation between 2000 and 7998 may be used as a small project. All income and expense for each small job is included in the one allocation. A separate small jobs register keeps track of the project details, client method of calculating the invoice, method of payment etc. This concept could be used for maintenance & repair facilities etc. Each allocation in the project is individually processed to give its Project contribution.

  48. Sort1 641

  49. Sort2 642

  50. Sort3 643

  51. Sort1 644

  52. Sor2 645

  53. Sort3 646

  54. Source Estimate

  55. Source Project

  56. Spouse Name

  57. SRC Tax (Withholding Tax) - See Prescribed Payments.

  58. Stage 247

  59. Stage (Project) - A project may have project specific stages assigned, ie: buildings, floors of building to provide logical contract administration management for costs and scheduling. If no stage exists, '000' is the default. An order may be assigned to a stage or '000' and then have the order elements assigned to specific stages.

  60. Stakeholders - Those people and organisations who may affect, be affected by, or perceive themselves to be affected by a decision or activity.

  61. Start Date
    Date at which employment started or the latest start date if re-employed.

  62. Start-up Costs- The up-front capital that’s required to start a new business.

  63. Status 214

  64. Status 664

  65. Stock

  66. Straight-Line Depreciation- A method of estimating the financial wear-and-tear of an asset based on its expected use. The amount of straight-line depreciation is the asset price divided by the estimated number of useful years remaining. For example, the straight-line depreciation of an asset worth $5,000 that is expected to last five years is $1,000.

  67. Subcontract
    The subcontract is used where special conditions of order are required, i.e. any on-site labour application of liquidated damages or special requirements implies greater contractual commitment - retentions, insurance controls, withholding tax, superannuation controls.

  68. Subcontractor - The company or person providing the service under a subcontract.

  69. Subcontract Approved Value - As Invoice Entry is the same for all invoices, the Subcontract Approved Value is the value approved by the project team in [11.11]. (Subcontract Progress Payment Processing). This value excludes GST.

  70. Subject

  71. Submitted (Value)

  72. Submitted Extn Days

  73. Submitted Variation - A variation for which a confirmed price has been submitted to the client.

  74. Subsidiary Company- A company that is controlled by a parent company.

  75. Subtotal- The total of smaller items that are grouped together.

  76. Sunk Costs- Money that has already been spent and cannot be recovered.

  77. Superfund org

  78. Superfund Type 525

  79. Supplier - The company or person providing the goods. The code by which the system identifies the subcontractor or supplier - generally the first 5/6 digits of the supplier's name.

  80. Supplier Access - this facility enable you to nominate whether a particular supply is active or inactive on one, more or all companies. If active if will show the company in black or green. If inactive then the colour will be red. Muli will refuse to allow an order to be raised for an inactive organisation. There are several grades of active and inactive but these are for reference purposes only.

  81. Swot Analysis
    Provides an assessment of an organisation's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to provide a snapshot of the present and a view of what the future may hold.