Hospitality

How to create the perfect staff rota

How to create the perfect staff rota

Creating your staff rota isn’t as straightforward as it might first seem. There’s more to consider than just adding employee details to a generic rota template. A good rota will incorporate the needs of both you and you...

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What will Christmas 2021 look like for pubs, bars and restaurants?

What will Christmas 2021 look like for pubs, bars and restaurants?

With less than two months until Christmas, what can we expect from the ‘most wonderful time of the year’? There’s no denying that it’s unlikely to be the Christmas season we all know and love, but we’ve come a long way...

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Building the perfect staff rota – your compliance and legislation checklist

Building the perfect staff rota – your compliance and legislation checklist

Compliance and legislation – two things that cause many of us a headache. Whether you run a hospitality, retail or leisure business, ensuring your team are happy in their roles is a priority. And making sure you’re hitt...

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Post ‘Freedom Day’ – what positives can hospitality take from 16 months of COVID-19 restrictions

Post ‘Freedom Day’ – what positives can hospitality take from 16 months of COVID-19 restrictions

With England back open for business and all restrictions lifted, hospitality businesses can breathe a sigh of relief. COVID-19 has thrown challenge after challenge at the industry over the past 16 months, but we’ve cert...

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Selecting the right rota software for your business – 9 features to look out for

Selecting the right rota software for your business – 9 features to look out for

Choosing the right rota software can feel like a mammoth task. Particularly if you’re making the move from pen and paper and don’t know exactly what you should be looking for. Of course there’s the more obvious things l...

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Why your restaurant should be using technology

Why your restaurant should be using technology

Technology has become more and more important to restaurateurs over the past 12 months, as a direct result of COVID-19. The likes of track and trace and contactless ordering/payments have become essential to helping cus...

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7 ways hotels can deliver exceptional customer experience

7 ways hotels can deliver exceptional customer experience

Delivering great customer experience is essential for most businesses, but even more so for those working in the hospitality industry. Exceptional customer experience is something hotel guests have come to expect as sta...

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Budget friendly marketing tips for hospitality businesses

Budget friendly marketing tips for hospitality businesses

With hospitality businesses now open and customers keen to get back out and socialise with friends and family, competition is high. So, it’s arguably more important than ever to be promoting your pub, bar, restaurant or...

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How much notice are employees getting of their working hours – a complete analysis

How much notice are employees getting of their working hours – a complete analysis

The Living Wage Foundation recently published findings that stated 62% of workers, whose job involves variable or shift base work, receive less than a week’s notice of their work schedules. They reported 12% receive les...

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Ramping up to reopen – a Q&A with The Hotel Folk

Ramping up to reopen – a Q&A with The Hotel Folk

With less than two weeks until hotels can reopen, I caught up with David Scott, CEO at The Hotel Folk, to get an insight into his experience of the last year. We discussed everything from the impact of the three lockdow...

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