The old adage “look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves” seems to be the appropriate response to AXA’s research which shows seemingly innocuous costs such as tea bags and toilet roll looked at cumulatively brings the biggest surprise. Also the unexpected amounts spent on stationery and printer ink. Almost two thirds of employers asked admitted they don't look around to find the best prices, potentially resulting in thousands of pounds worth of unnecessary costs.
You need to keep a tight rein on costs – we have with telephones and are now saving considerable amounts with VOIP telephone system – have found a great supplier Si Palto.
So monitor your costs and renegotiate or switch suppliers as small regular costs mount up over the year.