6 major credit card data breaches since Equifax

by Patrick Whatman

Published on 21 May 2019

Remember the Equifax data breach? It happened in September 2017, and hit 143 million Americans. Among the data stolen were Social Security numbers, addresses, and dates of birth.

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How to do spend analysis in 6 steps

by Patrick Whatman

Published on 14 May 2019

Most business leaders have a fair idea of where their money goes. You know essentially how much they spend on salaries, rent and utilities. You probably also think they know which software their teams use, and how much the company spends on coffee.

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Introducing new Spendesk CFO, Fabien Dawidowicz: "A CFO needs to be a good listener"

by Benjamin Romberg

Published on 06 May 2019

At Spendesk, we work with CFOs and finance teams every day to help them take back control of company spending. Which is why we're so excited to welcome our very own CFO to the team, Fabien Dawidowicz.

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Business expense cards: the must-have tool for office management

by Patrick Whatman

Published on 06 May 2019

As an office manager, you have an endless list of tasks of fulfill and people to please. You literally have to keep the lights on, the heating running, everybody smiling. It's demanding, complex, and often thankless. And one aspect of office management that’s often overlooked is handling expenses. Because whether you have a dedicated finance team

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Inside Spendesk: April 2019 Update

by Tim Whitehead

Published on 03 May 2019

It's been another huge month at Spendesk. We shipped three major product enhancements that help businesses spend smarter. We welcomed nine new hires to the team, bringing us to 94 people made up of 13 different nationalities. 

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A modern guide to general and administrative expenses

by Patrick Whatman

Published on 30 April 2019

You've certainly heard the expression "you need to spend money to make money." It's a cliché that's also undoubtedly true.  We typically think of these costs as being directly tied to sales. You need to buy stock in order to sell it. You need to hire salespeople (and pay them) too.  But you also have costs that aren't so closely linked to profit.

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Streamlined expense management and automated expense reports with Spendesk

by Spendesk

Published on 26 April 2019

Great companies have smooth and easy ways to pay for what they need. When a cost arises, team members have access to company payment methods to make the transaction.

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Autocat: automated expense categorization with Spendesk

by Spendesk

Published on 26 April 2019

Every company needs robust and efficient finance processes. Your books need to be accurate if you want to stay compliant. And you do want to stay compliant - it’s the law.

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Introducing hassle-free invoice management for your business

by Spendesk

Published on 26 April 2019

Accounts payable is never straightforward. There are too many manual steps in the process, and too many people need to be involved.

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The complete guide to corporate travel management

by Patrick Whatman

Published on 23 April 2019

Business travel can be hellish to manage. With employees flying all over the world, there are flights to book, accommodation to arrange, and an endless list of miscellaneous costs and tasks to keep on top of. 

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[Infographic] The modern approach to the corporate credit card

by Tim Whitehead

Published on 17 April 2019

The traditional corporate credit card has been around for longer than most of us can remember. But as you might expect from a product that's older than the internet, credit cards are an inefficient and insecure way to manage company spending.

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Spend management: The complete guide for your business

by Tom Baragwanath

Published on 16 April 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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Mileage allowance: How to manage employee car travel

by Spendesk

Published on 02 April 2019

Travel costs for work-related driving can quickly stack up, especially if your employees are constantly on the road. That’s exactly why you need to know about mileage allowances. 

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Company credit card fraud: How to respond and recover

by Faustine Rohr-Lacoste

Published on 02 April 2019

For modern businesses, relying on a company credit card for day-to-day expenses makes sense - at least in the short term. You want to enable your staff to get out and do their thing, and the company plastic is a simple way to let them get the job done. For most companies, this is option number one.

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Inside Spendesk: Q1 2019 update

by Tim Whitehead

Published on 31 March 2019

It’s been a busy start to the year here at Spendesk. We've moved offices, welcomed more than thirty new faces to the team and experienced real growth. And things are only going to ramp up as we head into Q2!

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