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7 Ways to Protect P-card Spend 
The use of P-cards, or purchasing cards, has grown considerably in the last 10 years, streamlining employee purchases of goods and services by using a ...
Losing Sleep - CFOs Inundated With Risk 
The modern CFO is a long way from their more conventional accounting past. The last decade has seen their role transform even further, from financial ...
The Tidal Wave of Automation and Its Implications for Purchase-to-Pay 
Automation can bring substantial benefits and is an important part of any evolving finance department, but when it moves too fast and rips through existing ...
Five Procure-To-Pay Risks Every CFO Needs To Manage 
The buck stops with the CFO. A key part of their role is to maintain a robust risk management strategy to safeguard the corporate wallet, ...
Benchmarking Purchase-to-Pay Success 
“Measurement is the first step that leads to control and eventually improvement.” H. James Harrington. Benchmarking is the process of comparing one's business processes and performance ...
How can you stop employees stealing? 
Profile of a Fraudster There are reams of data and hundreds of studies investigating the type of person who would defraud an organization, most of whom ...
3-way matching #FAIL 
It has been around for 40 years and is the most common internal control process in the procure-to-pay cycle, but companies that rely predominantly on ...
Transactional Visibility: A Key Issue Confronting Finance Professionals 
The problem that I encounter most often when consulting with senior finance professionals across the globe is the challenge of maintaining visibility over their financial ...
Face to Face with David Griffiths, CEO at FISCAL Technologies 
Q: So FISCAL has been in business for around 13 years.  What’s the journey been like? A: Well, it’s been incredibly fast-paced and over the last eight ...
Customer Feedback? We’re all ears! 
Using Customer Feedback to Improve Your Software
Why are there still not enough women in the technology sector? 
Even in 2015, there are a depressing number of news reports revealing a lack of women in technology jobs, including in the likes of technology ...
Fraud and Loss Prevention in Retail 
In the retail sector, it is estimated that, on average, just over 1% of the sales value of goods disappears in the form of shrinkage. ...
Commercial P- Card Uptake in the UK Stalls 
But Payment Card Fraud is on the Decline
AP Automation: A Snapshot of Trends and Priorities in the UK 
Overview Study after study in 2012 in both the US and Europe, two dominant markets for AP automation, point to an increased take-up in AP automation ...
AP Automation Still the Land of Promise in a World of Paper 
How to ensure the success of your AP automation strategy According to the results of the Institute of Financial Operations’2012 AP Automation Study: “Two thirds of respondents ...
Generate Income From Your AP Function 
In the past, many organisations treated Accounts Payable (AP) as a pure cost centre, and focused primarily on the Accounts Receivables side of finance, in ...
Reporting, KPIs, Benchmarking, Scorecarding & Dashboards 
What's it all about? If you want to create a best-in-class AP team, recording and using metrics are key activities to figure out where you are ...
Choosing the Right Accounts Payable Metrics 
1. What metrics do you record now? Most AP teams only use one or two basic metrics such as number of invoices processed per month, or ...

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