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Whitepapers (31)
 

Today's organisations have a lot to think about when it comes to travel and expense management. Greater business intelligence, visibility, risk mitigation and the ability to adapt amid today's mobile workforce are just a few examples. Organisations must reevaluate existing strategies for travel and expense management, how to overcome key challenges and structure a robust program that...

 
 
 
The difference between what claimants and claims processors think about expenses.
 
 
 

In this report, you will learn some of the key pressures which compel organisations to refine their AP processes and will also identify key technological capabilities which enable Best-in-Class companies to out-perform their peers across key metrics like invoice processing costs, time to process a single invoice and early payment discounts. The study will conclude with a discussion on the...

 
 
 

All employee expenses follow a linear path from submitting to approving, paying and then reporting on spend. How effective is your business at managing the end-to-end process? When you streamline each of the six stages, everybody wins: employees are paid faster, finance saves time and hassle on admin-heavy tasks, compliance goes up and management get better visibility into cash flow and...

 
 
 

Accounts Payable (AP) teams are under more pressure than ever before. The business expects them to process greater volumes of supplier invoices while providing more strategic data and direction. How can AP achieve higher levels of efficiency to free up valuable time and resource?

We produced this 10-step guide to help finance teams take a step back and objectively...

 
 
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Work is stressful enough without having to worry about where all your employees are located or what’s happening in their part of the world. Do you have an emergency communication plan that allows you to track every itinerary of every traveller on every trip even if it’s booked outside your managed travel programme? Our Risk Readiness Checklist covers 5 essential areas you need to...

 
 
 
2012 Concur T&E Spend Report - A Unique Look at Global Travel and Entertainment Expense Data. Available Exclusively from Concur.
 
 
 
Travel and Expense Spend Report Infographic.
 
 
 

Introducing the most powerful way to track, locate and communicate with your employees - everywhere on earth. No matter if your people are on the road or in the office, you'll have all their location and itinerary data all in one place. Risk Management from Concur helps you maintain Duty of Care by combining real-time risk assessments with employee location and itinerary information - plus...

 
 
 
Learn how one Advisor has had "game-changing" results implementing Concur for both the firm and their clients.
 
 
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Increase compliance and gain a 100 per cent receipt audit

 
 
 

Understanding how you spend and reconcile your money is how you begin to: take control of your T&E expenses, ensure internal policy and external regulatory compliance, and set your strategy.  Discover how easy it is to reduce your risk as you’re no longer the slave to the administration process, but rather the master of the direction your company will take financially with the...

 
 
 

Controlling costs, getting better rates, keeping employees safe. Managing corporate travel is challenging and it's only getting more challenging as corporate travel gets more and more complex. As smartphones and mobile apps open new channels, as hotels and airlines talk to employees, and as employees expect the same efficiency they get from consumer apps. A traditional travel booking tool...

 
 
 

Hear from our customers on how choosing Concur has helped them to gain efficiency and productivity.

 
 
 

Hear from our customers on how Concur has helped them to gain both visibility and cost control of their T&E process.

 
 
Case Studies (19)
 
When Takeda UK, a wholly owned subsidiary of Takeda – Japan’s largest pharmaceutical company – was looking to replace its current labour intensive travel and expense claim and invoice process, it saw Concur® as the perfect solution to “reduce costs, enforce travel policy, improve efficiency and provide total visibility”, according to Bill Walker, Takeda UK’s Finance & HR Director.
 
 
 
When the London branch of one of Europe’s leading investment banks was looking for an automated solution, rather than continuing to use a previous manual system to manage the expense process, it chose Concur. The bank was looking for a solution that would help it shorten the time it takes to process claims, and over the years that our customer has been using Concur it has found it a flexible...
 
 
 
Since 1873 Unisys has been introducing technology services and solutions to organizations around the world. As one of the top 10 full-service IT outsourcers in the world, Unisys is recognized as a high-tech industry leader. Implementing high-tech solutions to deliver enhanced business processes to clients is the Unisys mission and in keeping with that mission, the organization wanted to...
 
 
 
When Trumpf Ltd and Trumpf Medical Systems Ltd, UK subsidiaries of Trumpf GmbH & Co. KG; the sheet metal fabrication machinery and industrial lasers world leader, looked to replace their existing manual spread sheet based expense process they found with Concur an automated solution that was easy to implement and quick to get started on, taking just two weeks to go live.
 
 
 
Sainsbury’s began using GlobalExpense (now from Concur) in 2004, having moved from a spreadsheet based system and reimbursing colleagues by cash or cheque. Operating more than 573 supermarkets and 430 convenience stores, Sainsbury’s employs 155,000 people. GlobalExpense is used to manage and control all expenses, whether for store-based colleagues, sourcing departments based in Asia, or...
 
 
Testimonials (7)
 

Concur is user-friendly, offers huge cost savings, and gave our users control

 
 
 

The biggest benefit in terms of integrating Concur with the CliqBook would be in terms of productivity. That the employees would be able to indeed have those travel-related needs integrated into Concur, and it would give them big benefits that they don’t need to input their transactions on the itinerary back into Concur again. The biggest benefit which comes out of this global deployment is...

 
 
 

PopChips is a manufacturer of puffed potato snacks. On a monthly basis about 50 employees submit expense reports. But our old expense reporting process was a spreadsheet-based process where each employer would have to manually enter each expense item, attach the receipts them physically mail it to their approving manager, which could be in a totally different state from there. They then have...

 
 
 

Our old expense reporting process, it took a lot of time and was sort of horrendous. Us in the back end, pulling them together, aggregating the categories, and trying to make some sense of what we had coming in from the field. And I would often put it off for three months as just an awful experience. I had a couple Hallelujah emails when we decided to switch to Breeze, because they were...

 
 
 

BAE Systems is a global company. We have over 100,000 employees across the world. Historically, we had a legacy based system using paper, and people were sort of forward about doing their expenses, filling it out by hand and then posting it to the line manager, who may be sitting in another part of the country, or another country. When we set out on our journey to look at expense systems, we...

 
 
Infographic (15)
 
Where was the most popular place worldwide for business travelers to dine out, drive in or hang their hat in 2011? Concur looked at half a billion expense line items to find the top T&E trends in business travel last year. Our results reveal where travelers are spending money, where they aren’t, and what the state of the industry is at home and abroad.
 
 
 

Did you know that employee expenses cost the UK economy an estimated £8.2bn every year.  View this infographic to see how much your current expense process may be costing your business and discover a new way, which could actually be a source of hidden cash, that could improve your balance sheet. 

 
 
 
How do employee expenses stack up – the Concur Benchmark Report analyses key trends.
 
 
 
Infographic based on results of a December 2012 YouGov survey on UK attitudes on expenses exaggeration.
 
 
 
Infographic: A YouGov survey commissioned by Concur of over 1,000 UK business travellers reveals that over one in three business travellers miss out on the benefits of mobile apps.
 
 
Solution Sheet (23)
 
The success of a travel and expense management solution is in the hands of employees. If they do not have the support they need, when they need it, they may abandon the solution. Low adoption rates lead to a lack of compliance and out-of-policy spending, not to mention insufficient data for reporting and business intelligence. To ensure employee satisfaction and broad adoption, many...
 
 
 
Travel expenses are one of the greatest controllable costs in many corporations. Up to 10 percent of overhead is devoted to T&E expenses, and the best time to control this spending is before it happens. In order to maximize savings and travel policy compliance, many organizations are requiring pre-trip approval before travel is booked. Concur’s Travel Request solution provides the highest...
 
 
 
After your business trip is booked, managing all the trip details – from air, hotel, dining reservations and more – can be time consuming and disorganized. Plus, you need access to information about flight delays, cancellations, gate changes and your baggage claim location. You want to know about weather, driving directions and maps, and identify your loyalty number for your hotel. These...
 
 
 
As organisations implement Concur solutions, they sometimes have questions regarding how best to configure and leverage their solution to resolve multiple business objectives. Concur’s Consulting and Configuration Services address virtually any related configuration request.
 
 
 
The resources and time it takes to do a visual inspection of receipts against submitted expenses is a tedious and time-consuming process for your organisation. The purpose of validating the actual receipt against the claimed expense is to identify employees who might not understand your company’s expense policy, have mistakenly entered incorrect expense amounts, or willfully...
 
 
Reports (28)
 
The definitive annual report about employee expenses behaviour in the UK.
 
 
 
VAT and receipts – a big improvement in compliance In 2011, organisations did dramatically better in getting receipts to fully reclaim all the VAT on expenses paid by their employees. Whether it is tight economic times, the increase of VAT to 20 percent, or a bit of both, we don’t know. But in 2011, UK organisations (at least those with automated expenses systems) secured receipts for 95...
 
 
 

Now, more than ever, finance leaders are required to play a more strategic role in business. They’re relied on for insights, trends and forecasts that only they can provide. But as our latest research shows, finance teams are spending 18% of their time just on time-consuming admin tasks – that’s nearly a whole day a week! What if you got that time back? What would that allow you to...

 
 
 

An easy-to-skim e-book for sales managers and anyone else interested in giving their sales team more time back in their day, by automating the expenses process. Because saying goodbye to time-consuming spreadsheets and piles of receipts is easier than you think.

 
 
 
Expense management can be tricky—so choosing a vendor with the right level of expertise is key. This report from Analyst House Quocirca provides a handy checklist on what to consider when choosing a solution to automate expenses as well as what to look for in an expense management vendor.