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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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What is Making Tax Digital? This is an HMRC initiative, first announced in 2015, that aims to simplify and streamline the UK tax system. The original plan was to introduce digital record-keeping and quarterly submissions for income tax, VAT and corporation tax by 2020. After a consultation, this was changed to a more phased approach.…

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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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Why honest employees commit expense fraud and how to stop it

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A guide to understanding and tackling workplace dishonesty 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. The findings help to highlight how expenses fraud…

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How to banish the expenses ‘devils’ from your business

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The environment in which employees work has a huge impact on how they act. And there’s no better example of this than our attitudes towards expenses. It helps to explain why so many people, who consider themselves to be honest and law-abiding, are willing to carry out expense fraud in the workplace. Global research commissioned…

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Digital Transformation Business Survey: COVID-19 Technology Report

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Digital transformation in the workplace spikes in wake of pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges worldwide across social, economical, environmental, and political factors. No one could have predicted the devastating scale of impact it would have on every single part of society. The business world is no different and has not escaped widespread…

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Mobile working

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Is the fear of change holding back UK businesses? Webexpenses’ independent survey, conducted in 2013,  shows that despite accepting the many benefits, employers still have a negative view towards mobile working. Are these attitudes to blame for UK companies missing out on the huge advantages offered by cloud-based working?    

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Expenses Fiddling: Nature or Culture

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An estimated £3.5 billion is spent on fraudulent expense claims in the UK each year. To better understand, we conducted a survey involving over 2,000 business employees throughout the UK 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…

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A guide to improving business efficiency

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Finding the most efficient way to work is an elusive challenge. As a business grows and technology continues to change, the processes and tools used within a workplace must also evolve. Since the arrival of digital communications, tools, and processes, these changes have been radical and the benefits transformative – completely rewriting the way businesses…

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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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Go mobile: The challenge of change

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It’s 2013 and technology is changing the face of finance. We’re moving away from a traditional accounting world of paper, printouts and manual payrolls and moving towards a new digital realm; powered by cloud computing. It means that employees can now access all the tools they need to work from wherever they have an online…

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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.

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How to create an effective expenses policy

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You may already have an expense policy, or you may be an organisation just starting to realise that you need one. It provides all the basic help and information you will need to create a robust expense policy document. It’s the foundation on which all effective expenses management is built. With cloud-based management tools allowing…

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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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Global Report: Accounts Payable Automation Trends

Webexpenses sponsored the 2019 Automation Trends Survey in partnership with The Association of Certified Accounts Payable Professionals (ACAPP).  For any business, time is a valuable resource that cannot be replaced. Learn how an automated AP process can save your business time and money while streamlining the entire workflow through a study Webexpenses recently conducted.  In…

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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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