More recent stories from Lara Edwards
Travel & Expense Trends
How Much Could You Save With an Expense Management Solution?
Before investing in any solution or project, you want to know what the return on investment is likely to be and that it’s worth your time and money. You wouldn’t be an astute finance leader if you didn’t. Concur Expense ROI CalculatorUse our tool...

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Travel & Expense Trends
The Future Finance Leader: What You Need to Know
From machine learning to data visualization and more – what does the future look like for a rising CFO? Liverpool, 2025. Jane, the CFO of a fast-growing SMB bio-pharma company, is commuting to her office in her self-driving car. She’s updated on...

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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
5 Common AP Automation Myths You Shouldn't Believe
Perhaps you have a “good enough” supplier invoice process. Invoice data is captured on spreadsheets and inputted into your ERP (eventually). But could the process be more streamlined than it is today? Maybe you think it could, but for a number of...

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Small Business
You’re Not Too Small to be a Victim of Cyber Fraud
We’re all aware that cybercrime exists and it’s a big problem. It’s so big, in fact, that the UK Office for National Statistics reports that cybercrime and fraud account for almost half of all national incidents of crimes. Here in England and...

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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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