How to encourage better office communication and efficiency

by Robert Katai

Published on 11 March 2019

Communication is essential in human interaction. It's vital in relationships whether they're personal or business. This critical human trait allows us to connect, share emotions, exchange information, and solve problems.

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How modern CFOs easily optimize travel spending

by Patrick Whatman

Published on 04 March 2019

There’s always been a certain glamour to work travel. You imagine that glorious feeling of stepping off a business class flight and checking into a classy hotel lobby before tomorrow's meeting with an important client:

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60+ Fascinating Business Travel Statistics for 2019

by Patrick Whatman

Published on 25 February 2019

Let’s start with a statistic right away: travel and tourism accounts for 10.4% of global GDP, and nearly 10% of jobs. That’s enormous!

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11 excellent business travel management tools for 2019

by Patrick Whatman

Published on 18 February 2019

Business travel is back! The 2008 financial crisis left companies short on cash, and industry growth has been slow ever since.  But the tide has turned, and companies are sending staff out on the road again. And that means that more and more team members are coming to grips with the difficult travel booking process.  Because one thing hasn't

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Finance automation: How to modernise your financial processes

by Patrick Whatman

Published on 11 February 2019

Automation is all the rage. Businesses are quickly figuring out that there are things that machines are better suited to than people.

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The ultimate guide to spend management

by Tom Baragwanath

Published on 04 February 2019

A lot of businesses think about spend management the way they think about a trip to the dentist. It’s a subject that, for many, inspires a special blend of boredom and doom.

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7 top spend management software solutions for 2019

by Tom Baragwanath

Published on 28 January 2019

Welcome to 2019!

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How to manage the accounts payable process

by Tom Baragwanath

Published on 22 January 2019

For any growing startup, accounts payable is one of the most high-stakes tasks there is. After all, every business needs to pay what it owes - you can’t afford to get this wrong.

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How to track and approve employee expenses instantly

by Tom Baragwanath

Published on 07 January 2019

Everyone knows how much of a pain it can be to deal with workplace expenses.

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Looking back on a HUGE 2018 at Spendesk

by Rodolphe Ardant

Published on 26 December 2018

The year is almost over and we can’t wait to get started on our BIG plans for 2019. But first, we wanted to reflect on what an incredible 12 months it’s been here at Spendesk, and say a heartfelt thank you to our customers for making it all possible.

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Three business leaders explain their biggest challenges in handling finances

by Patrick Whatman

Published on 21 December 2018

Managing finances has to be one of the most thankless tasks in all of business. There's not a lot of glamour, and other staff can easily take you for granted. 

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Procurement vs purchasing: what's the difference for growing businesses?

by Tom Baragwanath

Published on 17 December 2018

In business, it’s common to see and hear people use the terms ‘procurement’ and ‘purchasing’ interchangeably.

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7 productivity tools to help your team work more efficiently

by Kas Szatylowicz

Published on 14 December 2018

Ready to turbocharge your team’s success in 2019? As awesome as humans can be at times, the plain fact is that we all have limitations.

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Spend analysis for growing businesses: a quick guide

by Tom Baragwanath

Published on 10 December 2018

In any business, it pays to keep a close eye on every dollar making its way out the door.

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What is a valid proof of purchase for business expenses?

by Tom Baragwanath

Published on 03 December 2018

Understanding the rules around expense claims can be complex and time-consuming.

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