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Managing Employee Expenses: the Prepaid Card Alternative

How can smaller companies make business travellers’ lives easier, and keep their wallets fuller, whilst still tracking and managing employee expenses accurately? There is a left-field approach that is taking small to medium-sized businesses...

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Top 5 tools for mobile workers [pt. 2]
Previously we highlighted the first 2 of our top 5 tools for mobile workers. Now let’s get you fully mobile, here is the next 3 in our list: 3. Communication It’s not enough to text and call people when you are on the go, you need something where...

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Top 5 tools for mobile working [pt. 1]
We currently occupy a more open approach to mobile working than we ever have as a society. We understand the value in a versatile workforce, that people can be working from home or a café and be as, if not more, productive than in the office. This...

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Business Travel Direct partner to change the way Duty of Care is viewed
Duty of care is a topic that we’re hearing more and more about. While historically organisations with a large number of travelling employees were ethically obliged to offer a pre-, and in some cases a post-trip risk assessment, we’re now in an age...

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VAT Cloud and Concur: Looking Back on a Match Made in Heaven
An easy connection Automated VAT Reclaim A return on your investment

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Over the past decade, the flow of data has become a torrent
Since technology is everywhere, data is too, and every day brings more. As companies accumulate more data on more things over longer times, they realize their data has become hugely valuable. It doesn’t matter whether it’s data on leaf growth,...

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Taxback International and Concur: Making AP Invoicing Simple, Free Webinar
On average, 70% of Supplier Invoices are charged VAT incorrectly. Invoices with incorrect VAT on them can have a massive impact on your VAT reclaim potential in the future and this can be a nightmare to get back. Check out the latest recorded...

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SAP Concur and Business Travel Direct: An Award-Winning Partnership
“Winning Best TMC at the Business Travel Awards 2018 was incredible, but we couldn’t have achieved it without having a clear vision. At the heart of our vision is our partnership with SAP Concur. Working with SAP Concur has allowed us to push the...

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Negotiating Economic Uncertainty in a Post-Brexit World
This blog was written by Gareth Kobrin, Executive Director of VAT IT Group - a trusted SAP Concur partner. Who cares about VAT? Brexit is a big story. It pretty much dominated our news headlines for the past two premier league seasons. But why...

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Confessions of an Expenses Veteran
Claiming back money spent on behalf of work is a fundamental part of the business-employee relationship, but the process is ripe for exploitation and muddled thinking. One anonymous writer shares their experiences of navigating the claim game....

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The Clout of the Cloud: The Tech that Helps SMEs Punch Above Their Budgets
Cloud-based services have levelled the playing field for smaller businesses by bringing them the kinds of tools that typically only larger corporations could afford. We take a look at some of the most useful In the early days of the web, even the...

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The Robots are Taking Our (Unloved) Jobs: How AI Can Save You From the...
Rather than consigning employees to the dole queue, AI and machine learning tools could free people from admin tasks and lead to more fulfilling work. Spare a thought for all those poor cyborgs and androids. When they were merely exterminating the...

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The Scourge of Late Payments: The £13bn Problem Undermining UK SMEs
It is estimated that 50,000 businesses become insolvent each year, partly as a result of not being paid on time. With new regulations cracking down on the practice, could automating invoice processing help companies to stay on top? Imagine filling...

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How Businesses Can Cultivate Superfans … And Can AI be Part of the Answer?
A devoted fan-base is no longer just the preserve of rock stars and cult entertainment franchises. Clever technology can help companies turn both customers and employees into ardent champions. Fandom doesn’t get much more enduring than tattoos. In...

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Growing in the Dark: Why the Secret to Business Success Often Goes Unnoticed
Companies don’t just grow with shiny new products and client wins, but also from working more efficiently and maximising the impact of tech investments. We all know the heroic legends, myths, fables and Harvard Business School case studies. Those...

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Domestic Tips for Business: How to Deploy Personal Finance Skills to Running...
From finding cheaper utility bills to taking advantage of government tax breaks, why do so many business owners ignore basic money-saving wins so often sought out in domestic life? When it comes to managing our households, it’s long been drummed...

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How to Ease Your Admin Burden: Top Tips and Life Hacks
From tax returns to form-filling, there’s always a mountain of mundane tasks getting in the way of more productive work. These strategies should help you keep on top of it all They have used big buck advertising campaigns featuring ducks,...

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Why a Business Meeting on a Treadmill Could Boost Your Productivity
Some of the best creative thinking is done away from the office, so is it time to embrace the trend for holding meetings in unusual locations? When Annie Auerbach and her business partner, Adam Chmielowski, were stuck on a detail about setting up...

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PaymentsHub - A New Pioneering AP Payment and VAT Reclaim Solution
Manual invoice processes not only waste hours of precious employee time, but also increase financial inaccuracies – adding to an overall lack of transparency. Visibility into payments can also be problematic, leading to difficulties with tracking...

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What Can History Teach Us About Business Survival in Uncertain Times?
This article has been produced in collaboration with Telegraph Spark. The original article as well as a collection of helpful guidance, business stories and interactive quizzes produced by SAP Concur and Telegraph Spark can be found on this...

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Recovery Plan: Five Ways to Get Your Business Back on Its Feet
This article has been produced in collaboration with Telegraph Spark. The original article as well as a collection of helpful guidance, business stories and interactive quizzes produced by SAP Concur and Telegraph Spark can be found on this...

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Your Guide to Wellbeing for Remote Workers
This article has been produced in collaboration with Telegraph Spark. The original article as well as a collection of helpful guidance, business stories and interactive quizzes produced by SAP Concur and Telegraph Spark can be found on this...

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Six Technology Upgrades to Help Make Your Business More Resilient Right Now
This article has been produced in collaboration with Telegraph Spark. The original article as well as a collection of helpful guidance, business stories and interactive quizzes produced by SAP Concur and Telegraph Spark can be found on this...

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How Digital Transformation can Keep Businesses Agile and Afloat in the...
This article has been produced in collaboration with Telegraph Spark. The original article as well as a collection of helpful guidance, business stories and interactive quizzes produced by SAP Concur and Telegraph Spark can be found on this...

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Who Are the Business Successes of Lockdown? Five Case Studies
This article has been produced in collaboration with Telegraph Spark. The original article as well as a collection of helpful guidance, business stories and interactive quizzes produced by SAP Concur and Telegraph Spark can be found on this...

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Fast Approaching - September VAT Reclaim Deadline
September 30th is the deadline for filing foreign VAT reclaims for businesses looking to recoup the money they are owed, by EU and some non-EU member states, for VAT incurred on their travel, expenses and invoices from 1st Jan 2019 – 31st December...

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