Travelling is a great networking tool for any growing business with in-person meetings having been recognised as the most effective way to close deals. But that’s not all, according to recent research.
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Faced with a global skills shortage, employers increasingly need to come up with new and innovative ways of attracting – and retaining - top talent. Taking a look at your travel policy may be a solution, fine out more:
Ditch your heels and dust off your tekkies – there’s no better time than winter to add a bit of play to your work on your next business trip to Cape Town.
Business travel has been made more complicated by the many misconceptions and myths that have developed over time. Let’s unpack some of the top travel spend myths and how to turn your business travel and expenses around.
While your travel expenses may not be your biggest cost item, every rand misspent and not maximised is a rand wasted. Here are four questions you should be asking yourself to ensure you get the most out of your Travel Management Company and travel budget:
Drafting a travel policy is one thing but if you don’t enforce it within your company and your travellers don’t abide by it, you’re wasting your time.
It doesn't take a survey to know that most business travellers don't follow their fitness and wellness routines while travelling for work.
Would you balance your business accounts yourself just because you know how to use Excel? You might, but it will take a great deal longer than paying an expert to do it for you.
It’s daunting having to juggle a successful career with a busy household. When you throw a business trip into the mix, the challenges become almost insurmountable. Here are our top tips to make your travels easier.
A work-life balance is difficult to achieve at the best of times, and it seems even more so for road warriors who are constantly on the go. Many find it difficult to relax due to ever-looming targets, nonstop travel and constant connectivity.
A travel policy guides your employees through your travel booking process. By defining procedures for business travel and guidelines to your travellers for your reimbursement processes, you can monitor your travel expenses and see if your budgets are accurate and prevent overspending.
Travel for business to different destinations sounds exotic but, the reality is, it can be tiring and challenging. Here are the most common pain points business travellers face, and FCBT’s advice to overcome them.