For corporate managers, understanding the notion of duty of care in the context of corporate travel is essential for ensuring compliance and establishing a sufficient business travel safety policy for company employees. So, before sending them off to their next corporate adventure with a carry-on bag in hand, set aside the time necessary to comprehend the big picture around duty of care and what it means for employers.
Shep CEO and Co-founder Daniel Senyard was honored among 15 other leaders in the corporate travel space for his contributions to the evolution of modern business travel through Shep, an employee-focused open booking tool for business travel. Shep's mission is to bring low touch travel management to the unmanaged.
We know—there’s more to business travel than just packing luggage and planning a trip to a set destination. There’s a sense of excitement, efficient execution of company policies, and also a lingering fear of flying. So, how safe is flying? Shep researched and compiled flight safety stats for the 2018 business traveler that may help settle the concerns of that fearful traveler.
If there’s one niche group that has paved the way to a new type of corporate culture, it is the Millennial generation. Whether they are traveling overseas or trekking through sought-after destinations, Millennials born between the years 1980 and 2000 have become today’s movers-and-shakers in the business world. For employers, understanding the needs, expectations, and habits of this unique generation is essential to establishing a sufficient company travel policy.
The very first issue of Airplane Mode by Shep, our monthly newsletter geared towards savvy, tech-forward business travelers. Each month Airplane Mode will deliver the latest in travel technology, corporate travel innovation, and travel trends.
While travelers at large businesses have corporate travel agencies who [...]
Travel is a company’s second largest controllable expense, but a third of all companies in America don’t have any sort of guidance or policy in place. And while “trust” is a reasonable policy when there are just a few of you traveling (and watching the bank balance), the minute your company grows beyond its founding team, it’s time to set some reasonable expectations. And it can be very easy!