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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.

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 Path to Mastering Your Expenses

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A visual guide to show you exactly how Webexpenses simplifies and improves the way businesses are able to track and manage employee spend. Here’s how you can reduce expense processing times by up to 25% when using a cloud-based expense management software.   Click to download the infographic.

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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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How to choose and implement an expenses management system

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The way we’re able to manage our employee expenses has been transformed. Organisations are no longer reliant on the old paper-based management processes – slow, costly and inefficient. We now have a new generation of digital tools which allow our finance teams to easily process, manage and control employee expenses. By moving to an Expense…

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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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Why honest employees commit expense fraud and how to stop it

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from our UK office Webexpenses wanted to find out more about the attitudes of UK employees towards expenses and workplace honesty. Almost three-quarters of UK employees surveyed admit to carrying out dishonest acts at work – but only 23% believe they are dishonest. It’s one of the striking findings to emerge from a nationwide audit…

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Expenses ROI Calculator

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The ROI calculator is designed to help you make an informed decision on the benefits of using an expense management solution. The underlying assumptions are based on information from various sources, including studies by American Express and Ernst & Young, the European Commission, Webexpenses research and client interviews. The form below allows you to amend the…

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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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A smarter way to manage petty cash

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A how-to guide for fast and efficient management of everyday office expenses There’s nothing petty about the potential consequences of failing to manage those everyday office expenses. Outdated and inefficient petty cash systems leave businesses exposed to the risks of fraud, error and compliance failings. It’s to protect against these risks that more companies are…

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Expenses Fiddling: Nature or Culture

It has been estimated that fraudulent expense claims costs UK businesses around £3.5 billion each year. These losses reflect the way that ‘fiddling’ expenses has become ingrained in working culture with normally law-abiding employees routinely exaggerating and manufacturing claims. The 2009 scandal involving British MPs revealed the scale of this problem in the world of…

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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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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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Infographic: The business benefits of mobile apps

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The one area where the benefits of mobile have yet to be truly maximised is in the business world. While attitudes are changing, many companies struggle to accept mobile working. It’s an attitude which places organisations at risk of being left behind. Mobile working methods are helping to create a new generation of businesses –…

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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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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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