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After more than a decade’s worth of research and development, we have developed an expertise second to none in expense management. It’s a knowledge we love to share; helping to guide you safely through the expenses process and related legislation and hot topics.

We provide clear and concise information and guides to ensure you always have the know-how required for effective expense management. Please, feel free to download as many of our resources as you need or contact us if you have any questions.

Guide to HMRC expenses compliance: FAQs

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from our UK office Webexpenses has a proud track record of helping businesses to take effective control of employee expenses. From our experience, the one area finance teams tend to fear most is HMRC compliance. We’ve compiled some of the most common queries about tax compliance to help you safely navigate the complexities of HMRC…

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The no-nonsense guide to expense management

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A practical guide to managing your company’s expenses   Time for change The biggest danger posed by expenses is our attitude. It’s the way organizations allow expense reports to be something to dread and avoid. How they become the business equivalent of a dripping tap – a problem you learn to live with. But our…

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A practical guide to HMRC expenses compliance

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With the threat of fines, back payment of arrears and potential prosecution – compliance is one area of expense management you simply can’t afford to get wrong.

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Guide to HMRC expense compliance: Maximising efficiency

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from our UK office Ensuring HMRC compliance is a two-way process. You need to ensure that all your tax responsibilities are being met but also that you’re able to reclaim any legitimate HMRC reimbursements. This requires getting to grips with VAT. But the complexity of VAT legislation means that many companies are failing to properly…

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How to automate your accounts payable process

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Eliminating inefficiency What makes accounts payable such a difficult area to manage effectively? A global survey, carried out by OnePoll, found that invoice handling is amongst the top five causes of business administration inefficiency. For more than two-thirds (67%) of companies, this remains a manual process with finance professionals still having to rely on paper…

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The guide to digital expense management

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Time for change Managing employee expenses should be easy. It’s simply a way to reimburse employees for any business costs they cover from their own pockets. But for most companies, the day-to-day reality of expense management is far from simple. It has been allowed to grow into a notoriously difficult area of company finances to…

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How to create an effective expenses policy

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In this guide you will find: Expert advice on expense policies The lowdown on legislation An expenses template policy document Introduction You may already have an expenses policy. Or you may be an organisation just starting to realise that you need one. Either way, this guide is for you. It provides all the basic help…

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Guide to HMRC Compliance: Minimising risks

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There are no quick fixes when it comes to employee expenses and tax compliance. The simplest, safest and most effective approach is to understand exactly what information HMRC requires from your company and…to give it to them. To do this requires some basic knowledge, an efficient expense management setup and the right mindset. Effective compliance…

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5 steps to petty cash control

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Whoever put ‘float’ into the finance lexicon for describing petty cash was ‘right on the money’ because, as we’ve probably all seen, sometimes petty cash has the ability to inexplicably float away! For many businesses, petty cash is a necessity because access to ready cash oils the wheels of daily operations. However, paper-based systems to…

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Could politeness be harming your business

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Managing expenses seem easy when it’s printed on a policy document. But the challenge with expense management isn’t creating a great policy – it’s making that policy work in the real world. In a complex business landscape – a shifting interplay of people, power, structures, and status. It’s in this mix that finance professionals are faced…

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Infographic: Global report on employee expense fraud

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New global research carried out by Webexpenses has put expense reports under the microscope and uncovered a staggering insight into the sophistication of methods that employees worldwide are using to submit fraudulent claims. In many instances businesses throughout the globe may not be aware of the complex nature of expense fraud and the multitude of…

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Infographic: Are Brits too polite when it comes to business?

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The British have a proud reputation for being polite. But how does this affect the way we do business? Could not ‘causing a fuss’ be causing our companies to lose money? Webexpenses set out to find the answer. We commissioned a survey of 1,047 office-based managers based at companies throughout the UK. Download our infographic…

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Countdown to ‘Making Tax Digital’: What you need to know

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from our UK office The MTD deadline is looming: On April 1, 2019, the UK Government introduces one of the biggest changes to the tax system in recent years. The Making Tax Digital legislation requires that companies maintain digital accounting records and use these to submit information to HMRC (HM Revenue and Customs). Initially, this…

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The smart way to manage mileage expenses

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The Road to Better Expense Management The danger posed by expense fraud is ‘death by a thousand cuts’. It’s the cumulative impact of multiple small losses over time which can deliver so much damage to business efficiency. And the most common cause of these types of losses is company mileage expenses. A global report, commissioned…

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A global issue in expense management: The changing nature of expense fraud

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It’s estimated that a typical company loses 5% of its annual revenue to fraud, amounting to global losses of $2.9 trillion each year.

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