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Watch out for exaggerated expenses

> Employers are being warned to watch out for exaggerated expense claims, as new research revealed that 13% of staff would bump up claims if they were in financial difficulty. The survey of nearly 2,000 people, by expense management firm GlobalExpense, also found that nearly a fifth of employees admitted to exaggerating claims by adding an extra £13.81 on average. Speaking on the findingd GlobalExpense managing director David Vine said: “In the current climate, the temptation for staff to exaggerate expenses is huge, and in most firms, it’s easy for people to do so,”“95 per cent of people say their employer has never queried or rejected an expense claim for being too high.” The research also found that 28 per cent of employees thought that exaggerating t... »