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Whitepapers (36)
 

This study frames up industry challenges that financial leaders face globally. The key focus areas of the study are; data insight/analytics, re-engineering T&E processes and mobile adoption. The key message in this report sets up the challenges that Concur Insight and T&E address.

 
 
 

Legislation introduced in the UK on 6th April 2017 requires large companies to publicly report key statistics on how they conduct themselves when it comes to paying supplier invoices.

We’ve partnered with Concur customer Stevens & Bolton LLP to provide a quick reference guide to help you identify if you have a duty to report or not.

 
 
 

Concur captures all of your T&E spending, wherever and whenever it happens. As an SAP customer, Concur can help you capitalise on system integration, by giving you an accurate view of your company’s spend. So employees spend less time tracking and managing expenses, and you gain the insight to find new sources of savings and reduce regulatory risk.

 
 
 
As a finance leader, you’re expected to have complete control over company-wide spend. Only then can you better manage cash flow and make smarter spending decisions. But, you can only manage what you can see. Transparency into employee expenses and supplier invoices lets you respond to changing market conditions with agility, allowing you to scale spend up and down accordingly. So...
 
 
 

This comprehensive guide illustrates the full end-to-end solution of the integrated Concur travel and expense management solution. Including what the solution looks like, the benefits and how businesses can make that change.

 
 
Brochures (17)
 
2012 Concur T&E Spend Report - A Unique Look at Global Travel and Entertainment Expense Data. Available Exclusively from Concur.
 
 
 

Managing T&E can be a juggling act between the needs of your business and the expectations of your travellers. Aberdeen recommends following the Leaders in their adoption of end-to-end T&E technologies that improve the experience for your business and your end users. Download this infographic to see how Leaders continually outperform Followers. 

 
 
 
Travel and expense is the second largest controllable area of business spending, and many financial leaders are unaware of hidden savings opportunities. By inspecting business travel and expenses to uncover inefficiencies, Concur has discovered six cost-effective ways to unlock savings on low-hanging fruit within the business budget. The impact on your bottom line can be sizeable –...
 
 
 

At Concur, we receive a lot of questions about the best way to audit expense claims. Often the approaches to audit vary greatly by industry and company culture. It doesn’t have to be confusing. In this report, we hope to provide a clear perspective that can help every business identify ways to improve their audit process.

 
 
 
T&E solutions need to drive measurable improvements to the bottom line. With the right tools, anyone can become a T&E leader with increased visibility, compliance, and cost savings. An integrated, end-to-end T&E solution, which eliminates disparate systems, offers significant benefits for businesses and their travellers. Aberdeen recommends following the...
 
 
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For many large businesses compliance with the new legislation on payment practices and performance is now a reality. Suppliers will be able to check how quickly a company pays its invoices, which could influence who they decide to work with. Worse still, failure to report is now a criminal offence. So, are you compliant with the new regulation and do you know how it could impact your...

 
 
 

Here are the highlights from Concur UK’s Optimising Finance Seminar Series. Come and join us at an event in your area today!  

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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...

 
 
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 store...
 
 
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 in...

 
 
 

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)
 
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 needs...
 
 
 
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 level...
 
 
 
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 attempted to...
 
 
Reports (32)
 
Travel and expense is the second largest controllable area of business spending, and many financial leaders are unaware of hidden savings opportunities. By inspecting business travel and expenses to uncover inefficiencies, Concur has discovered six cost-effective ways to unlock savings on low-hanging fruit within the business budget.  The impact on your bottom line can...
 
 
 
If your travel and expense system can’t capture spending wherever or whenever it happens, you’re not managing all your spending. Automation is only part of the solution, as there are many hidden costs in traditional T&E solutions. This guide provides insight into these travel and expense ‘blind spots,’ to help you manage employee spending in the following...
 
 
 
Managing business travel is harder than ever in today’s constantly evolving travel industry. As the process of business travel is becoming increasingly more challenging to regulate, the pressure to meet business travel goals is becoming more intense. The good news is that there is an automated solution. You just need to understand the day-to-day business travel challenges in your...
 
 
 
Managing business travel is harder than ever in today’s constantly evolving travel industry. As the process of business travel is becoming increasingly more challenging to regulate, the pressure to meet business travel goals is becoming more intense. The good news is that there is an automated solution. You just need to understand the day-to-day business travel challenges in your...
 
 
 
The definitive annual report about employee expenses behaviour in the UK.