Concur (NASDAQ: CNQR), today announced it acquired privately-held conTgo, a leading cloud-based mobile communications and messaging platform for the global travel industry. conTgo, based in the UK and Australia, provides its communication platform to corporate customers and TMCs.
A report by Concur, the leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions, has analysed expense claims made by more than 200,000 employees and reveals that – despite a tough economic climate – UK business spent an additional £1.2 billion on expenses in 2012 compared with 2011. The statistics are a surprise considering the on-going concern about the impact of austerity in the country and in Europe more broadly.
A YouGov survey commissioned by Concur of over 1,000 UK business travellers surveyed reveals the major pain points associated with business travel and the extent to which these factors affect employee satisfaction and productivity
Moneypenny’s ever-growing number of legal firm clients were the main drivers behind the company’s thinking when planning a full 24/7 service from the other side of the world. Now Moneypenny enables these clients to provide emergency, customer-focused telephone capability whatever time of the day or night and at a sensible cost.
The UK jobs market shrank slightly in April following a record first quarter, but year-on-year growth remains strong, according to data released today. The Reed job indexes figures highlighted a 2% drop in employment opportunities during April, but this followed a 9% increase in the first three months of the year and contributed to a 14% year-on-year rise in employment opportunities overall.
Last week Ashurt, Norton Rose and Herbert Smith Freehills all announced their global partner promotions rounds for 2013. All three UK-headquartered firms expanded overseas through international tie-ups last year.
As the public sector strives to achieve "more with less," Jabbar Sardar looks at how rewards packages can be revamped to attract and retain the right blend of talent. Any thawing of the recent pay freeze in the public sector is likely to be slow, but that doesn't mean the way it manages reward needs to follow suit.
The mass production of the industrial revolution saw an exploson of productivity. Is a similar flourishing of productivity in our modern society impossible? Not, it seems, if you listen to what workers themselves have to say.
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