Changes in Middle East VAT landscape adds urgency to employee spend management rethink

Employee spend management a low-hanging fruit for delivering better business outcomes during time of global upheaval.

In a time of widespread disruption and change, companies that adapt the best to a dynamic business environment are well-placed to survive and t...


Are your processes clouding your spending picture?

A few good questions about adding order and oversight to your spending.

Managing your spending has never been more important or more difficult. And if your processes and policies aren’t adapting to remote-work realities, you’re probably seeing even less of your spending than you were ...


Empowering Employees to Make Sustainable Corporate Travel Decisions

By Madlen Nicolaus, VP Marketing EMEA

With accelerated climate action rising up the business agenda, sustainable corporate travel was already a hot topic prior to COVID-19, but it seems especially important in a post-pandemic world.

In response, we ran a roundtab...


A Few Questions for Travel Managers as We Look to 2021.

It can’t be as bad as last year, can it?

No one knows what’s next, but we do (and that includes you) have a few good ideas. We’d like to use this forum to exchange those ideas – to support and inspire each other going forward, just as we did to survive the changes and challenges of 20...


Examining Sustainable Travel During Your Travel Downtime.

There has to be a better way to get there.

How often do 98% of organizations agree on something, especially when that something involves spending more money? Rarely. Yet according to a recent

Is Your Business Ready to Travel?

As much of the world is still working from the kitchen counter, COVID-19 restrictions and, thus, travel restrictions are starting to loosen in some regions. But just because it may be safer to travel in a particular country, is your business really ready to travel to that partic...


What are companies doing to prepare for the return to travel?

“ The shift towards Duty of Care and employee safety in a Corporate Travel program is dramatic. Although it may seem to be a while off, now is the time to restructure your travel management program in preparation for people moving in 2021.” -Carl Jones

In 2020, everything ...


What keeps CFOs up at night?

“When you encounter a difficult time, like the COVID crisis, it really helps you to see what's important and recalibrate. You learn about some of the areas of your business that, perhaps, needed to be corrected all along, and it affords you the opportunity to focus on that.” –Tom Lavin, SAP C...


What can tweaking spending possibly do about all this?

I won’t be the first to say it, but it is time for this year to move on. The pandemic, the politics, the pretending to be your child’s science teacher when, in fact, you work on a finance team – we need to rip this page off the calendar, toss it in the trash, and pour ourselves another big glass ...


Is Your Spend Going tThrough the Proper Channels? Or is it Just Going Away?

A few good questions about adding order and oversight to your spending. 

Managing your spending has never been more important or more difficult. And if your processes and policies aren’t adapting to remote-work realities, you’re probably seeing even less of your spending than you...