Witney, Oxfordshire, UK -
On the 21st June, team Webexpenses embarked on a voyage in aid of their chosen charity, Cancer Research UK after raising over £8,000. With high targets in place, over a number of months fundraising for the charity involved a variety of activities such as promises auctions, bake-sales, sponsorships, and the outstanding generosity of family, friends, business partners and colleagues.
The challenge itself consisted of having to climb the three highest peaks in the UK which exclusively included Ben Nevis in Scotland, Scafell Pike in England and Snowdon in Wales. All this needed to be done within 24 hours including travel, food, water, and pit-stops. The team completed the challenge in 23 hours and 11 minutes.
Webexpenses will continue to raise money for Cancer Research UK post-challenge and would like to encourage any business that wants to get involved in charity work to take part in such a unique and highly rewarding challenge.
CEO, Adam Reynolds, commented on the results of the challenge and the future aspirations of the business within the realm of meaningful CSR:
“This is definitely not the last big challenge we’ll be encouraging our team to get involved in to raise money for a good cause. As a business Webexpenses is becoming more and more dedicated to playing a part in causes that aren’t just reflective of what we offer as just a business with a product. I’d encourage anyone to get involved in any way you can, you won’t regret the outcome and your team will be even stronger for it.”
Webexpenses and its people have a drive and a commitment to CSR and this fundraising activity was one of several that the company has participated in this year.
About Cancer Research UK
Cancer Research UK is a leading cancer awareness charity whose core aim is to develop and lead with ground-breaking innovation and technology in order to win the battle against cancer.
Webexpenses is a leading global provider of cloud-based travel and spend management software to businesses of all sizes. The company’s flagship expense management application provides automated financial processes and reporting for seamless digital workflow across company teams. The company’s product line also includes corporate travel management, invoice processing, online payments, and expense audit. The Webexpenses suite can be used as stand-alone products or bundled for a single solution.
With a client retention rate of over 98%, Webexpenses is now tried-and-tested with over 1,500 companies throughout the world, with over 250,000 users. By using Webexpenses, companies typically see savings of up to 10% in travel and expense costs and up to a 25% reduction in processing times.
Webexpenses was founded in 2000 and has offices in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Australia.
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