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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Five free marketing budget templates to use immediately

by Tom Baragwanath

Published on 18 March 2019

Planning a marketing campaign can be trickier than it seems at first.

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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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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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Building a paperless office: how to dematerialise and go digital

by Tom Baragwanath

Published on 15 November 2018

The digital revolution continues to redefine modern business. Real-time processes, big data, algorithm-driven systems: digital technology has generated huge new efficiencies and capabilities, but has brought with it a raft of challenges.

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Five ways modern businesses can avoid software clutter

by Tom Baragwanath

Published on 05 November 2018

These days, there’s a software solution for every imaginable process in the startup world.

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Business expenses: why the way we pay for things at work is broken

by Tom Baragwanath

Published on 15 October 2018

The last decade has seen radical boosts in the efficiency and simplicity of workplace tasks. Technologies like cloud storage and online collaboration empower teams to work quickly and conveniently, and with minimal compliance and hassle.

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Scaling up: the change management process for CFOs and finance teams

by Tom Baragwanath

Published on 08 October 2018

It's finally time to scale up your business. This is the moment that most startup executives dream of and long for from the moment they choose a company name. And while you're unquestionably excited, you're about to have to handle a range of changes that you may never have encountered.

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E-commerce influencer marketing: how to build your brand with VIPs

by Tom Baragwanath

Published on 04 October 2018

The growing role of social media has made it lucrative for online businesses to deal with influencers in promoting products and services. This is particularly the case for growing ecommerce businesses looking to boost their customer base.

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User recommended: 18 great productivity tools for startups

by Tom Baragwanath

Published on 27 September 2018

Let’s face it: no matter where you are in the startup cycle, you could always use an efficiency boost. Even if you’re a market leader, there’s still plenty of room to improve!

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Entrepreneur stories: Founders explain why every startup needs a mentor

by Tom Baragwanath

Published on 25 September 2018

Every thriving startup succeeds on a mixture of innovative vision, specialist knowledge, and above all, perseverance.

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Startup marketing budget: How to allocate and manage your expenses

by Patrick Whatman

Published on 06 September 2018

Modern marketing teams have a long list of expenses. Even if you’re a bootstrapped startup, you’ll need tools and services to manage many of the tasks that you can’t do on your own.

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Small business strategy: 23 startups on the best changes they've made

by Patrick Whatman

Published on 04 September 2018

Every startup has room for improvement. In fact, most have so many potential changes to make, it can become paralysing.  When you'd like to change everything, you end up changing nothing. So why don't we just focus on one important reform? One thing that could make a real difference to your business now. We asked 23 real startups or small

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How to manage your SaaS payments easily

by Saraï Rozen

Published on 20 August 2018

Slack, Intercom, Zapier, Amazon Web Services, Zendesk, Mixpanel - SaaS tools have improved the lives of so many startup founders and executives! What used to take time and lots of money to implement can now be done easily via a web connection. But as the need for new tools emerges, a startup’s SaaS stack can quickly become unmanageable -

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Startup finances: A CEO’s guide to effective expense management

by Faustine Rohr-Lacoste

Published on 16 August 2018

Chances are you became the CEO of a startup because you love to build something and watch it grow. You almost certainly didn’t become a CEO because of a burning passion for Excel and expense management. If so, that’s cool too - we’re not here to judge.

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