Hospitality software provider Fourth has created an in-app health survey that enables operators to track the health of their employees so they can safety staff sites when the industry reopens. The new feature, which is securely accessible via the Fourth app, asks employees a series of questions on their current health so that operators can …

Swifty app from Heineken UK

Heineken UK has launched Swifty, a new payment and loyalty app to help on-trade operators navigate contact-free reopening and adapt to post-lockdown Government measures. Swifty has been developed in collaboration with The only way Togo specifically for pubs, bars and restaurants. The app, which is described as easy-to-use, allows operators to take orders on all …

Lolly Loyalty app

Digital commerce specialist Lolly has launched its own loyalty app to further support Britain’s hospitality operators. With the new Lolly Loyalty app, outlets can now complete the entire purchasing process using Lolly’s in-house software support services, ranging from pre-order, to collection, self-serve, payments, and now, loyalty. Available on both Android and IOS, the easy-to-use app …

Blockchain whisky bottle

William Grant & Sons’ premium whisky brand Ailsa Bay has launched an innovative blockchain whisky, in a bid to provide authenticity and traceability. Partnering with specialist blockchain technology company Arc-Net, Ailsa Bay hopes to transform whisky through experimentation, technology, precision distilling and data driven methods. Blockchain is a list of registers, or ‘blocks’, which contain …

Virtual bar

We all enjoy a tall pint or a refreshing cocktail from time to time. In fact, some historians believe that the bar industry has existed in one shape or another for millennia. Although the notions of pleasant banter and a great atmosphere will never change, the undeniable fact of the matter is that this sector …

Augmented reality cocktails

Bar and restaurant operator The Alchemist has launched its first augmented reality cocktail menu and app, creating an “immersive” experience for guests. Customers at The Alchemist’s Covent Garden venue, located on St Martins Lane, are being invited to unlock a top secret, hidden elixir through the new cocktail menu and app, called The Conjurer. The …

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 explains how POS technology can lend a helping hand getting on top of your budgets Running a small or medium sized business is no easy feat and requires a lot of time and financial investment. According to the recent UKHospitality Christie & Co Benchmarking Report (2018), the operating costs for hospitality …

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 …

Access Hospitality

As today’s cash-rich but time-poor customers look for the fastest but also the best service on the market, it’s critical operators have EPoS technology that can perform. Access Hospitality, which forms part of The Access Group, has a brand new recipe book has tips on: • Creating “one customer view” through integrated technologies, with EPoS …