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Share Economy for Business Travel: New Paper

12/14/2016 12:45:11 AM
In response to the growing global use of sharing economy services, International SOS has found that as many as 75% of businesses do not have clear policies in place for staff using such services.

Download the Sharing Economy PaperThe company has released a report on the benefits, risks and legal considerations of using shared transport and accommodation services during business travel.

“Share Economy for Business Travel” includes interviews with travel, legal and security experts about the implications of services like Uber and Airbnb as suitable options in an organisation’s travel policy. Both Airbnb and Uber have dedicated business travel solutions.

While 40% of respondents reported using services like Uber and Airbnb when travelling abroad for business, 75% of organisations lack policies or procedures for how to use these services during international business travel.

In addition, more than half of the respondents didn’t know whether their organisation had considered the legality of sharing services in certain countries. 

Download the free report here. https://lnkd.in/dHPK3G2