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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.

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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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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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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The Guide to Effective 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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The no-nonsense guide to expense management

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A practical guide to managing your company’s expenses 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. Over the past decade, the digital…

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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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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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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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How to choose and implement an expenses management system

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The way we’re able to manage employee expenses is changing. Companies are no longer reliant on the old paper-based approach that create an inherently slow, costly, and ineffective process. With real-time data and cloud-based management, finance teams now have access to smart tools to effectively process, manage, and control employee expenses. By moving to a…

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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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