Author: Pete Loughlin

Conservative Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has homed in on P2P as an investment area. Reported in the Burton Mail, Mr Pickles said the reserves could be used for investment in areas which could yield long-term savings, such as more energy-efficient street lighting, electronic invoicing...

Liaison Technologies, a global provider of cloud-based integration and data management services and solutions, (EAI in the Cloud) and Nordea, the largest financial services group in the Nordic and Baltic Sea region, have entered into an electronic invoicing gateway agreement in...

Companies have been slow to adopt e-invoicing solutions and are still largely using paper processes to handle most of their invoices and payments, according to a new study conducted by industry association IAPP-TAWPI and released this month by Basware. The study, "e-Invoicing from a...

It's standard business practice. Chase customers for payment as soon as possible and pay your suppliers as late as possible. Cash is king and in some industries - retail being a prime example - cash flow is the pivot of profitability that can make the...

At a recent Purchase to Pay conference in Amsterdam, representatives from a wide range of industries got together to compare notes - warts and all - on their P2P programmes It is really interesting when a diverse group of Purchase to Pay professionals from different organizations get together to compare notes. Despite working in isolation, there is a great deal in common in terms of the challenges faced and the approaches adopted to overcome those challenges. But there's also a healthy variation in approach and below is a short list of some of the best takeaways from the conference.