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Managing suppliers is an fundamental part of every accounts payable role, but dealing with queries can take time away from other important tasks. Is your […]
Access a full year of IFOL research in one handy report. Our independent research studies collect the latest global insights across accounts payable, P2P and […]
It could be true to say that the start of the new year can bring the desire or pressure to make changes and become a […]
With just under half of global finance teams admitting they know a victim of accounts payable fraud in the last three years, it’s time to […]
Finance and Accounts Payable fraud has been a big focus for us this year, and as our independent research studies have shown, it continues to […]
The IFOL team (and pets!) will be fundraising for Save the Children as they take part in Christmas Jumper Day 2022. What is Christmas Jumper […]
We expect that your plans for next year are well underway by now, but do they include the next big thing for finance leaders in […]
Accounts payable fraud exists in various forms, and unfortunately it is on the rise globally as fraudsters find new ways to impersonate vendors and suppliers, […]
1099 reporting comes every year, and it is compulsory for all US companies to complete in order to remain compliant. Those who do not complete […]
We’re proud to be a key partner of AccountingWEB and will be exhibiting at their UK Live Expo event in Coventry, on 30th November and […]
According to our 2022 global research study, 44% of global finance teams know a victim of accounts payable fraud in the last three years. It’s […]
In partnership with our sponsor SAP Concur, our latest global research study focused on finance fraud.  The study highlights the prevalence of accounts payable fraud […]
Rapidly rising inflation, expanding regulatory hurdles, increased compliance risks, and uncontrolled budget overspend. Think your AP processes are automated “enough” to meet these rapidly evolving […]
Most finance leaders love benchmarks in business. From a personal career standpoint, perhaps not as much. That said, knowing how your leadership skills match up […]
AI and machine learning technologies are reshaping expectations around managing AP processes, risk and compliance, and the employee and vendor experience. Many finance professionals, however, […]
We can reveal that 67% of AP teams are planning to automate in the next twelve months.  Featuring the results of our independent survey, this […]
Accounts Payable automation or AP automation is the digital management of accounts payable processes using technology. There is a growing and sophisticated range of AP […]
The Institute of Financial Operations and Leadership (IFOL) announces SoftCo as the headline sponsor of its Accounts Payable and P2P Leadership Conference on 4th November, […]
Finance leaders are streamlining their business processes as part of their digital transformation journey. More and more CFOs are considering using end-to-end automated finance solutions. […]
Apply Accounting Policies and Standards Early-stage high-growth companies are likely to have CFOs and FDs with a background in banking and corporate finance. These individuals […]
Featuring data from our future finance technology research study, this paper identifies the top three technologies which are being most widely leveraged to create the […]
Finance technology – or fintech – are computer programs or software designed to facilitate and improve traditional financial services so they are more efficient. More […]
While change is a constant for businesses, global disruptions are often unpredictable, and how they cope could mean the difference between long-term success and inevitable […]
There are an infinite number of KPIs an AP department can track. And that’s part of the problem … more is not necessarily better. It’s a […]
Digital payments are transactions made via electronic or online methods, without the physical exchange of hard currency.  They can take many forms making use of […]

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