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Small Business
Small Business Growth: What Stage Is Your Business In?
What is your business’s approach to growth? Are you taking it steady and growing it organically? Or do you have ambitious plans about where you want to go? Your answer is likely to be a reflection of two factors. The first is where you are on the...

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Travel & Expense Trends
How to Accurately Capture Mileage Driven for Work
Considering mileage is one of the largest categories of employee spend -- U.S. businesses spent more than $1.95 billion on mileage reimbursement in 2017 -- you would think it would be easier to capture. On the face of it, its not always clear what...

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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
How to Free Up Time So You Can Focus on the Important Things
How much of your day do you spend doing financial admin? Entering data, chasing invoices, remedying incorrect expenses, tracking down missing paperwork, and all the other things you need to do to? Every task is essential but it’s also...

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Small Business
Business on the Go: Making Mobile Expenses and Invoices a Reality
Have you ever arrived at a meeting 15 minutes early and wanted to use that valuable time to do some much-needed admin? You could be paying supplier invoices, submitting or approving expenses, booking or signing off travel bookings -- all the...

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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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