More recent stories from Lara Edwards
Thought Leadership
Is Your AP Process Fully Automated? Consider These 4 Telling Scenarios
What seems like automation often isn’t. Accounts payable leaders may feel like their supplier invoice solution is automated, but in reality, it’s frequently full of faxes, scanned images, and other stuff that clogs the process. To help you get a...

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The Big Fat SAP Concur Christmas Quiz
It’s that time of year again. Christmas chaos is taking over and we seem to be living life in fast forward. If you need a quiet few minutes to regroup your thoughts, our Christmas Quiz might be the perfect accompaniment. So sit down with a mince...

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Beat The Cashflow Crisis This Christmas
When you come back to work after your annual summer holiday, you know you’ll be overwhelmed with catching up. The sense of relaxation will probably only last until lunchtime. The good thing about coming back to work after your Christmas holiday is...

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What Are Your Barriers to Business Growth?
In my last blog I looked at how change and uncertainty is a constant theme in business. With the big change in the form of Brexit on the horizon, we asked market research specialist Vanson Bourne to survey 500 UK finance leaders to explore growth...

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Product News
How to Finetune Your Expense Approval Process
Signing off expenses can be a problematic chore. On the one hand, it’s essentially admin. It’s very easy to simply approve an expense claim without a second glance. In fact, research suggests that less than 1% of employee expense claims are ever...

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Industry News
The Unexpected Advice About Implementing SAP Concur
We recently hosted a webinar with three finance professionals running SAP Concur in small businesses in the US. The panelists shared their stories to help fellow small businesses learn from their successes and avoid their pitfalls, with some...

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96% of UK Businesses Positive About Growth Despite Brexit
Where is your business on the path to growth? How can you and your team help take your business to the next level? What could you do differently to mitigate risk, become more strategic and prepare for the future? These are some of the questions we...

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Industry News
What Are Deductible Expenses?
Just like every profession, the accounting profession uses jargon that is unfamiliar to the uninitiated. Unfortunately, the jargon is sometimes unfamiliar to the initiated too. This is especially true when you’re in a small business. You may be...

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Scaling on Up: Are Your Systems Ready to Grow?
Think for a moment about the systems you have in place and the processes you use in your team. How many of them were strategically implemented with an eye on the short, medium and long term? And how many of them were invented as a quick fix at the...

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