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5 Reasons You Don’t Want to Miss Fusion EMEA 2019
Still undecided about attending Fusion this year? Here is a list of just five of the top reasons you really don’t want to miss #SAPConcurFusion in June. SAP Concur Fusion EMEA – 18-19 June, Royal Lancaster LondonJoin our biggest customer event of...

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We Do More Than Just Expense. How Working Together Allowed apetito UK to...
What do you do when one part of your expense management system is working well giving you the control and visibility you require, but other areas not so much?  You look for a new solution of course. With automation and cloud technology becoming...

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The Duty of Care Evolution: Keeping Your Employees Safe
From global events, to natural disasters, and everyday human error – managing duty of care is a huge responsibility. But are you one of the 77% of businesses that can’t locate business travellers quickly and accurately in an emergency? As an...

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Fusion EMEA 2019 - A game changing event, connecting our customers and...
Getting the show on the road On the 18-19 June 2019 the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London was transformed into a hive of activity as SAP Concur welcomed customers and prospects from across the EMEA Region to the first Fusion event dedicated to them....

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How Can You Guarantee Policy Compliance from your Employees?
How many of you can honestly say that you have read your company’s expense policy? Or if you have read it how much of it do you remember? With spending very much in the hands of the employee, this empowerment comes at a cost and unless you expect...

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Sun, Sea and Expense Management. How SAP Concur is Making Life Easier During...
It’s August, the holiday season in the UK. Think long summer evenings, kids off from school for their 6-week break, possibility of a slightly slower pace of life for a while. But a change in daily routine doesn’t have to impact how things get...

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An Experience Like No Other. How Concur Audit Can Save You Time and Resource
Ever wondered how long it takes to check an expense claim fully? This was a question put to the delegates who attended our audit event last year. On Thursday 10 October 2019, we invited customers and prospects to join us for a morning of...

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How Business Travel Managers Turn Sustainability Talk into Action
Business travel is worth $1.6 trillion and produces 1 in 7 jobs throughout the world[1] and the world which we now know is under huge pressure from climate change. We don’t yet know the full impact of climate change, but what has become clear is...

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Doing things digitally: How Gloucestershire County Council is implementing...
Being digital is now part of everyday life, the ability to do things on the go and or without having to visit a physical building makes life simpler. So much so that we often take for granted how technology has impacted us making the most mundane...

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SAP Concur Named In The Top Ten Most Popular Corporate Apps For 2019
Make no mistake apps make life easier, those little squares on your phone or tablet enabling you to be just a click away from internet banking or online shopping. Business apps are no different, allowing the user to access critical software...

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How Improving Travel, Expense, Invoice Processes for Employees Improves...
There’s something every manager knows. The more engaged an employee is, the more productive they are. And the more productive they are, the better it is for the business. New research from Forrester, commissioned by SAP Concur, shows just how...

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The Freedom Effect: What Employees Expect in the 21st Century
Recruiting, retaining and nurturing employees has never been more challenging. Businesses are constantly adapting to technological leaps and new ways of working, as well as addressing concerns over personal safety when travelling. A new worker has...

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SAP Concur solutions Roll Out: Eight Steps to Success
Change is exciting, it’s essential for survival and it sets you apart from your competition. The ways in which SAP Concur solutions can transform your business are evident, but a good change management plan will ensure the benefits are felt as...

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A Day in the Life of an Auditor
Savvy businesses use a travel and expense management tool to ensure employees follow policy when submitting expense claims or invoices. This is the first line of defense, but it’s not enough - this is where an auditor steps in. Auditing expenses...

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Maintaining the Employee Experience Even When Working from Home
We know from research that a positive employee experience is good for business. Quite simply, organisations that create exceptional experiences for employees see exceptional results: And in the current situation, maintaining and enhancing the...

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Navigate Economic Uncertainty Through Visibility and Control of Business Spend
In these uncertain times, businesses are looking at how best to prepare for the coming weeks and months. Although changes are to be expected, your organisation shouldn’t let disruption drive up costs. We believe that, through full visibility and...

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As Homeworking Becomes the Norm, Is your Expense Policy in Need of an Update?
Office-based staff usually incur expenses when they’re not in the office, whether they’re travelling for business or attending offsite meetings. In recent times, however, up to 100% of your employee’s work might be conducted away from the office,...

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Five Ways to Ensure Your Invoice Process Works for You
Times of uncertainty create an opportunity to review your financial processes, shift how you do things and to look at what works – and what doesn’t. The secret to riding out a storm is to remain flexible to change and create processes that...

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Adapting to the New Normal: 4 Things You Need to Navigate Economic Uncertainty
We’ve been living through uncertain times for a while. Now that unpredictability and change is to be expected, your business may benefit from adopting a more flexible approach to managing business spend. It’s one way to stop continued disruption...

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Best Practices for VAT Reclaim and Cash Flow Management During Economic...
In these difficult and uncertain times, businesses around the globe are looking internally at how to best prepare for the weeks and months ahead of us and what needs to be done to adapt to our current situation. SAP Concur have worked closely with...

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Hear from the Experts About Navigating Uncertain Times
Managing business means managing change. So when times are uncertain, you have to make sure your business is equipped to navigate the uncertainty. And whether you’re facing unforeseen challenges or unexpected opportunities at the moment, you are...

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Equipping the Business to Navigate Uncertain Times
How are you using this time? For many, it’s a chance to take a step back and look at a bigger picture. Because a situation like this happens perhaps once in a generation – maybe even less – and we will emerge into a ‘new normal’. It is important...

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Supporting Employees as They Return to Work
In the coming weeks and months, the lockdown will start to lift and some of us will start returning to our places of work. Yet even as the lockdown eases, it is clear that employees are concerned about the return. 63% of employers say that general...

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Helping Businesses Be Adaptable and Resilient in Uncertain Times
In a webinar held on 21 May, we discussed how businesses are becoming more adaptable and resilient in order to navigate economic uncertainty. Our panellists were: In a 40 minute session, they covered a wide range of topics. You can read some of...

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Using Concur Audit to Close the Gaps in Compliance
When organisations first approach us to discuss how Concur Audit could support their compliance objectives, they typically have three key concerns: We looked at how Concur Audit supports organisations in overcoming these concerns in a recent...

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Why Does My Organisation Need a Travel Policy?
The world that the business traveller circumnavigates is changing in so many different ways. In light of the recent disruption caused by the global pandemic, we’ve seen the emergence and uptake of ever-more sophisticated video-conferencing...

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How Finance Automation Can Help the Public Sector Solve the Challenge of...
Doing more with less has been the mantra in the public sector for at least a decade but it has perhaps never been more necessary than at the moment. Every organisation is taking a long, hard look at every area of activity to see where economies...

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Connect The Dots On Your Business Spend Strategy
Are you confident that your business spend management strategy fits together? We put this question, plus many more, to finance leaders from 500 businesses in our recent whitepaper. 86% of them agreed that their travel, expense, and invoice systems...

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