false expenses claims

SME Staff Admit False Expenses Claims

SME Staff Admit False Expenses Claims

Employers must monitor staff expenses claims more closely in the current economic environment – that’s the message from fuel card company FuelGenie, which found that one in 30 employees in small firms admitted to making false claims. FuelGenie spokeswoman, Sarah Keane, said that employers are failing to ensure that expenses claims are genuine, despite their finances being tight. “The fact that small employers are allowing any employees to falsely claim expenses is astounding, given the current economic situation. Small business owners need to clamp down on staff dishonesty. Their number one objective right now should be to control costs and conserve cash to prevent profits being further eroded.” “There are a number of measures employers can take – for ex... »