This Week in the Back Office: Celebrating America’s Small Businesses


We get it — it's impossible to stay on top of every expense management story. To keep you up to speed, we're recapping this week's top stories in our series, “This Week in the Back Office.” Read on for the latest news, thoughts, and trends related to the back office that you can't afford to miss.

Invest in your Success: Recapping Small Business Week

Last week (May 1-7) marked the 53rd annual National Small Business Week in the U.S. For seven days, news outlets, business owners, and even the President turned his attention toward the entrepreneurial small business owners who employ more than half of all Americans. Read tips and takeaways from best-selling author Tony Robins, Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman, and others. Check it out here.

The Chip Card Revolution's Unintended Consequences

Global online fraud is predicted to skyrocket to $25 billion in 2020, but there's an unlikely culprit: chip cards. Check it out here.

How To Manage Remote Workers and Their Expenses

Remote employees need a way to pay for the inevitable costs of doing business when they are out in the field, but asking them to pay out of pocket and submit receipts for reimbursement can create resentment or worse financial hardship. So what should you do? Check it out here.

Examining the Expense Behavior of U.S., U.K. Corporate Travelers

Whether you live in the U.S. or U.K., research has shown only one-in-ten business travelers track their spending online while traveling for work. Have you switched to mobile expense management yet? Check it out here.

5 Strategies for Improving Cash Flow 

Cash flow is arguably more important than profitability when trying to grow a business. Do you have a clear strategy for improving yours? Check it out here.

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