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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.

Simplify employee expenses by eliminating manual processes

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Expense management software is easier to use than ever before, and it’s continuing to advance further every year. Even with these advancements a large number of companies, 57% to be exact, cite poor visibility into T&E spending and compliance as their top business pressure. In this white paper, Webexpenses partners with the Aberdeen Group to reveal…

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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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The business benefits of digital expense reporting

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How do you control company costs when you have so little accurate information about them? This has been one of the main barriers preventing businesses from properly managing employee expenses. With outdated systems and paper-based processes unable to provide accurate data, companies have found themselves dangerously vulnerable to inefficiency, compliance breaches, and workplace fraud. It’s…

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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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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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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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How-to guide: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The smart way to manage mileage expenses

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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. A global report, commissioned by Webexpenses, identified that while fraud patterns vary greatly between different nations, the common factor they share is the dominance…

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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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