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Travel & Expense Trends
How to Stop Special Projects Breaking the Budget and Impacting Cashflow
It’s a situation familiar to every small business owner: the nightmare project that’s spiralled out of control and sucked everything into its orbit. In many cases, it started out sounding like a simple, easy-to-deliver project and ended with you...

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Small Business
Key Small Business Growth Mistakes to Avoid
Your small business is successful – so successful, in fact, you’re starting to think about growing it. So, how do you grow a business? The first step to growth is to plan for it. Because whether you’re baking a cake or growing a business, the...

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Small Business
There’s a Hole in My Data! Plug These Finance Gaps With Automation
Spreadsheets and other manual solutions are the cornerstones of many financial processes. I’m sure you have a few in your business, as they appear to provide documented evidence for every penny of spend. But they really mean a lot of...

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Travel & Expense Trends
Use This Cheat Sheet When Choosing an Expense and Travel Solution
The benefits of moving your expense and travel management to the cloud are well-documented: You get simple-to-use tools that give you greater efficiency, better visibility, and better control of your costs. It’s hardly surprising that for many...

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Small Business
How Can You Improve Your Cash Flow?
"Cash flow is king" is one of those business mantras that we all repeat but never stop to question. But have you ever wondered why it’s king? Shouldn’t profit be the ultimate end goal? Read on for the answers to the cash flow questions...

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Travel & Expense Trends
Finance, Are You Checking Your Expense and Travel Blind Spots?
We learn about blind spots when we first start driving. But, it’s easy to forget to check them., and it isn’t just driving where blind spots pop up. A recent survey of finance leaders in the UK revealed that 81% have blind spots when it comes to...

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Travel & Expense Trends
It's Stress Awareness Month. How is Your Team Coping?
How’s life? It's a simple question, but ask it of someone and, if they’re answering honestly, you’ll likely get a roll of the eyes and the answer: “Busy!” or "Stresssful!" Dashing around with a long to-do list and juggling competing...

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Travel & Expense Trends
Six Ways to Cash in on Your Business Expense Data
Business expenses aren't normally seen as a place to save money. In fact, it's quite the opposite. But if you look closely at the data, you might be surprised by the money-saving opportunities you find. Examine almost any collection of data and...

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Small Business
You’re Never Too Small to Automate Expense and Travel
Our research has revealed that some of the biggest challenges SMBs say they face are improving employee productivity, improving cash flow, and increasing visibility. There are two good reasons to tackle these issues when it comes to travel and...

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