Fewer than two thirds of Britain’s licensed premises were trading again by the end of July, and the pattern of reopening has been uneven, with pubs ahead of restaurants and London lagging the rest of England, according to CGA and AlixPartners’ Market Recovery Monitor. The Market Recovery Monitor reveals that independent businesses have been less …

50 Best for Recovery

The organisation behind The World’s 50 Best Restaurants is replacing its annual ranking, awards and related events with a three-pronged campaign, entitled 50 Best for Recovery, supporting restaurants worldwide. The aim of 50 Best for Recovery is to provide tangible financial relief where possible, as well as create and collate helpful resources for restaurant businesses …

STI Malicious Activation

A false fire alarm can prove a costly exercise for bars; an evacuation means unhappy customers, wasted drinks and potential fines – amounting to a significant loss in revenue. Malicious activations of manual call points hit a record high during 2018/19, contributing to the £1 billion lost every year in the UK due to false …

Casual Dining

Many of Britain’s biggest pub and bar operators will be heading to London later this month for Casual Dining, the definitive trade show for the UK’s bar, pub and restaurant sector. 2019’s visitors include Ei Group, Marston’s, Mitchells & Butlers, Greene King, Stonegate Pub Company, Punch Taverns, Star Pubs & Bars, Shepherd Neame, Young & …

PDQ machine

With customers now expecting businesses to be able to accept multiple payment types, there is currently a large drive for fast, convenient and often contactless payment options. It is essential for businesses of all sizes to consider accepting card payments in order to stay competitive. Thankfully, there are now more options than ever that allow …

3S POS

Technology specialist 3S POS outlines the benefits of investing in digital signage As a restaurant or bar owner, particularly in the quick service restaurant (QSR) sector, you are likely to be updating your menu and promotions regularly. Using traditional methods such as printed or handwritten boards can be very labor intensive and costly, especially if …