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5 Productivity Tips from a Frequent Business Traveller
Anita Marsh, our frequent business traveller - shares some of her stories, and tips, for successful business travel. I may be a regular business traveller, but I am also a nervous business traveller. This means I never want to arrive at the...

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Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Top Travel Tips for Bad Weather...
As the first snow hits the south of the UK, it’s a reminder that travelling for business can be chaotic if the weather doesn’t cooperate. So although it’s one of our nation’s favourite past-times, complaining about the weather won’t change it, we...

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Top 5 Items on my 'Must Not Forget' Packing List

My next trip starts today – a quick overnight trip to Paris. I’m flying in late tonight and back late tomorrow. I’m so glad that our travel and expenses policy allows me to fly in the night before a meeting – I am definitely not an...

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New Year's Resolutions for the Business Traveller

2013 will be my 15th year of travelling for business. Some years have been busier than others, but each year I think I have learned something new that has helped me travel more efficiently and painlessly.

So, here are...

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The digital SMB: four strategies for using what you’ve got
According to Hitachi Capital's latest quarterly British Business Barometer, 43% of SMBs in the UK are looking to grow in the next three months. The even better news is that that figure is almost 10 points higher than the survey six months ago,...

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Supplier invoice processing – made simple
Okay, I admit it. I was one of the guilty ones, the employee that  finance rolls their eyes at....putting things that should go on an invoice onto my expenses....letting invoices get lost in the paperwork pile on my desk and only passing them onto...

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New Year’s resolutions for the finance team
The New Year heralds a fresh start for many businesses. The savviest finance departments use this time to scrutinise their policies and practices in order to make smart adjustments. Have you thought about taking a closer look at your employee...

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A Tale of Two Realities: Cloud-powered UK SMBs post higher revenues [Part 2]
In A Tale of Two Realities: Part 1, we explored the threat that antiquated spreadsheets pose to modern-day businesses, especially the effectiveness of the finance team. In this edition we’ll take a closer look at recent industry research which...

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A tale of two realities: Spreadsheets pose a threat to UK businesses [Part 1]

It might not surprise you to learn that almost three quarters (72%) of UK accountants identified “spreadsheets” as a major business risk facing companies today in a recent study.

According to economia, the report found that it’s highly...

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Concur supplier invoice research: key findings for small to medium-sized...
In Concur’s recent Supplier Invoice Benchmark report, we explored the current operations of 500 Accounts Payable (AP) departments in the UK. In this blog post we’ll take a closer look at the reality facing small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs)...

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The financial year end is not just about tax – now what?
So you’ve just completed the end of the financial year. Take a deep breath. This period of crunch is finally over, and employees can once more settle back into their normal routines after ensuring all of their processes and paperwork were in...

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The modern finance leader – from data to insights
A “modern-day” finance leader – what does that even mean? Surely, we all behave in a modern way to some extent; using new technologies, adopting the latest tools, posting the odd tweet?  However, if you find yourself with your head buried in...

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