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Whitepapers (35)
 
How does your business manage travel, expense and invoice processes today? Do you have total visibility into this spend? We asked 500 UK finance leaders from businesses of all sizes about their employee spend management practices. The research revealed that despite some process improvements, there are still a number of worrying...
 
 
 
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...
 
 
 
If paper receipts litter your expense process and you rely on spreadsheets to manage this business critical function, you’re not alone. Many companies in the UK are wising up to the cost and time savings that an automated expense system can bring – but where do you start? This essential guide covers everything you need to know about...
 
 
 
Many people are involved in the invoice process (not just AP!) and it can be hard to keep the ball rolling when there is confusion over who does what. Creating a policy for managing, storing and processing supplier invoices can ensure everyone is on the same page. That means your people spend less time on admin and your suppliers get paid on time. But creating a best practice policy can be...
 
 
 
In the world of VAT reclaim not all businesses are equal. Due to the application of the legislation by different authorities or due to the businesses own internal technology adoption and processes or even purely based on where they are located, some businesses have a greater opportunity than others. Foreign VAT reclaim in particular is a very complex business. Billions of €/£/$ are...
 
 
Brochures (23)
 

Keeping track of your business travellers can be tricky. Unpredictable events can make duty of care even more challenging. Concur Locate can help you monitor, contact and assist your travellers wherever they are, whatever happens.

 
 
 

Adverse weather can strike at any time and keeping track of your business travellers can become tricky.  Concur Locate is the solution that can help you monitor, contact and assist your travellers wherever they are, whatever happens.

 
 
 

When travel and expense processes are disconnected, duty of care, compliance and cost control can be difficult to manage. Answer three simple questions to assess the connectivity between your travel and expense process – is there room for improvement?

 
 
 
Taking care of employees can be a challenge on a good day. But when they’re on the road, running into everything from the annoyance of cancelled flights to the violence of political unrest, connecting with and protecting them is crucial. Do you know how to locate your employees? Can you reach them immediately? Or get them home quickly if needed? Concur Locate can help you monitor, contact...
 
 
 

Download this Concur brochure and find out how Concur Audit helps you review expenses, idenitfy issues and stay compliant. Find out more about the types of Audit and how they provide insights that help you take control. 

 
 
Videos (10)
 

How does your business manage travel, expense and invoice processes today? Do you have total visibility into your company spend today? Watch this short video as we look at how top UK finance leaders from businesses of all sizes manage their spend and where there may be gaps.

 
 
 

Concur Travel – supported by additional services and an open ecosystem of partner applications – delivers a seamless experience for your business travellers. For your business, this equates to increased control over costs, compliance and duty of care. Watch the video to find out more.

 
 
 

Travel, expense and invoice management are all part of the Concur platform. Alone, these solutions can help you increase visibility, improve compliance and cut costs. But when you bring everything together, the benefits are even greater – for you, your business and your employees.

 
 
 

For 100% compliance, you need to audit 100% of your travel and expense claims. Watch our short video to learn more about the Concur Audit team and how they can support your business.

 
 
 

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...

 
 
Case Studies (1)
 
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...
 
 

Infographic (9)
 

Ready to take control of business travel? See what our customers have to say about the benefits of Concur Travel for their business and their employees.

 
 
 
How do the UK's finance leaders manage their travel, expense and invoice processes? We asked 500 of them in our latest spend management research with market specialist Vanson Bourne. While there are strengths and weaknesses within each area, it’s the disconnection between all three that causes the biggest concerns. Take a look at the...
 
 
 

Concur surveyed members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) about their use of financial technology. Based on the results, it seems that there are two kinds of finance departments in the UK. Download this info graphic to find out which kind of company you are.

 
 
 

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. 

 
 
 
Did you know admin takes up nearly a day a week of the finance team’s time? As businesses increasingly turn to the finance team to drive business strategy and growth, how can you free up the time of your team to focus on higher priority tasks? This infographic explores a few key findings from recent research commissioned with industry specialist Vanson Bourne. We asked 500 finance...
 
 
Solution Sheet (3)
 
In many cases, thoroughly learning how best to leverage a new business solution can be difficult for busy employees – particularly when the solution offers a great deal of functionality. While Concur provides educational materials and training as part of the core Concur solution, Training Services offers clients access to customised training tailored to your specific business needs.
 
 
 
System integration projects can involve difficult, time-consuming tasks due to the range and complexity of data management requirements. To truly leverage the powerful employee spend data generated by Concur’s solutions, it is essential to load this valuable data into your financial system. For organisations short on resources or needing to accelerate this critical path deliverable during...
 
 
 
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...
 
 

Reports (23)
 
If you’re looking for insights on VAT and HMRC compliance best practice when it comes to employee expenses, look no further. This comprehensive eBook lays out everything you need to know to keep the taxman happy. You’ll discover: • Exactly what the taxman is looking for  • Tricky VAT rules to watch out for  • How to reclaim VAT on fuel 
 
 
 
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...
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
Welcome to the Social Era, where enhancements in technology have transformed business travel from spreadsheets to digital receipts. These changes are important; they impact your travel and expense routine, your policy practices and the dynamics of your office. We’ve asked both Concur and industry experts to explain how the Social Era has permanently changed the way we travel for business, and...
 
 
 

Businesses are often resistant to change, especially if individuals cannot understand the benefit to them and their teams. See how to convince your business to move away from a manual process to regain control of employee spend.