If your business traveling employees came to you with a bill for $611 per day for each day they were away, you’d probably tell them to go fly a kite. But such daily expenses would be right on target if they had been on a business trip in ....business travel tips
Your employees may be taking care of all kinds of business while they’re away on company trips, and some of it may be pretty unsavory. These revelations came from a survey from On Call International that reviewed risky behaviors of corporate travelers. Two of the most common behaviors were binge drinking and picking up strangers in bars, activities indulged in by 27 percent and 11 percent of business travelers, respectively.expenses
In his heyday, you may remember L. Dennis Kozlowski as “Deal-a-Day Dennis,” one of the highest-paid CEOs in the country who helped build the New England manufacturing firm of Tyco into a multinational giant. That was before his conviction.expenses
Although you may not see an online “Pay by Bitcoin” button as a choice when booking your next flight, a number of airlines will have the option of accepting the digital currency from travelers. The Economist reports the Universal Air Travel Plan, an airline payment network commonly known as UATP, has joined the Bitcoin processing platform of Bitnet.expenses
When hotel chains and corporate traveler buyers see eye-to-eye, the results can be very, very good. But when they don’t, the results can be very, very bad. A case in point came from Marriott, which promised free Wi-Fi to its reward members – provided the members booked direct with the hotel through the hotel’s website, thereby going around corporate policy.
Traveling across the globe can be a thrill – even when it’s done for business. But it can also be challenging, particularly for the 40 percent of women who make up the global corporate traveler sector. USA Today outlines a handful of tips designed to help the sophisticated woman traveler conquer those challenges.business travel tips
Expense fraud in itself is bad enough. It’s even worse when it’s done to a rural Canadian school district with limited funds. And it gets worse still when the perpetrator is a board superintendent of the school district, a person who holds the “highest position of trust.”expense fraud
Meeting with business partners and colleagues across the globe is vital for business. But how you go about it is rapidly changing. Innovation management researcher Paul Levy predicts physical business travel may be on its way out, replaced by virtual business travel that lets you meet, greet and collaborate without the need to leave your office.Trends
Employee travel spend has skyrocketed in recent years as organizations of all sizes develop new global trade relationships. But according to PayStream Advisors’ 2015 Travel & Expense Management report, a surprising number of organizations still depend on a mostly manual expense reporting process.
A mistress! A UK worker who used his expense-fraud gains to shower his Argentine mistress with presents will now be showering with other inmates as he serves out his two-year jail sentence. Phillip Tamplin, 53, had been an employee of the British telecommunications company of BT Openreach since he was 16. The Telegraph reports over the last two and one-half years of his employment there, he submitted more than 100 false expense reports to the tune of nearly $190,000.
I just love the Chrome River application. I could probably sell it!
Can’t we just move year-end, so that we can roll out Chrome River sooner!?