How Restaurant Owners Can Streamline their Accounting Systems

When it comes to running your own restaurant, you’ll quickly understand that nothing’s more important than your time. Every minute counts and time wasted equals revenue lost. So, when you talk about operational efficiencies in operating a restaurant, is there a strategy that can help you save time? Yes, there...



Matt
21/02/2022
12

Hospitality customers are facing double digit price rises in 2022

A UKHospitality survey of more that 340 hospitality businesses (which equates to roughly 8200 venues with 190,000 staff) has concluded that nearly half of operators (47%) are reporting that they will be forced to put up their prices by more than 10% this year because of rising costs. 15% of these...



Matt
07/02/2022
12

Why staff happiness is vital to your business, and how Opsyte helps you track it!

Staff happiness is vital for hospitality businesses but is unfortunately often a low priority for management – especially after the industry facing numerous other hardships over the last few years.

However, the point stands that happy staff are more productive. Warwick University’s Happiness and Productivity Study found that happy staff are...



Rachel
04/02/2022
52

Simple Ways To Improve Your Team's Communication

Whether it is at work or in our personal lives, we’ve all experienced with the frustration of dealing with someone who’s communication is poor, confusing, or even hostile. It can be a huge drain on our morale and ultimately makes time around that person unpleasant.

So, naturally it follows on that...



Rachel
18/01/2022
17

What is a sales forecast, and how does Opsyte help you manage it?

What is a sales forecast, and how does Opsyte help you manage it?

Creating and using a sales forecast is a huge benefit to your hospitality business - it is the foundation for much of your businesses financial reporting! A sales forecast can help you manage your staff costs, other variable...



Rachel
07/01/2022
26

Your Hospitality New Years Resolutions

Let’s be honest, it’s been a tough couple of years for hospitality – but here we are in another December, and despite everything your hospitality businesses are welcoming guests celebrating the festive season.

We can’t help but be reflective when the year draws towards its close. Looking back on the previous...



Rachel
20/12/2021
47

Skills that a career in hospitality helps you build!

It’s easy to get lost in the day-to-day routine of your job and lose sight of the way your hospitality career is benefiting your personal and professional growth. Whether working in hospitality is your passion, or simply a stepping stone in your career path, your experience will give you a...



Rachel
10/12/2021
27

What is a tronc?

A tronc, or service charge pool, is a special arrangement between business and staff that allows the fair distribution of staff tips, gratuities and service charge collected by the business in bars, restaurants, hotels or casinos.

You may have seen text such as 'A discretionary service charge of 12.5% has been...



Matt
06/12/2021
3

Managing your Restaurants Deposits at Christmas

Managing your restaurant’s deposits at Christmas

 

I have some clients that effectively start their Christmas preparation in January.

 

Yes – they simply cannot wait to go through another 4-6 weeks of utter lunacy all over again that they start planning just weeks after the big party has ended.

 

Or, if you look at...



Rachel
06/12/2021
23

How well are you delegating responsibilities?

There are a few different ways people will react to reading the title of this blog post...

Some may be reading keenly, because who doesn’t want to successfully offload some of their work?!

Some will roll their eyes, because delegating responsibilities may seem like a luxury they can’t afford – ultimately this...



Rachel
22/11/2021
34

Could your Clocking In Process be Improved?

I wish I were right in saying "gone are the days of paper based clocking in and out", but unfortunately people still use antiquated ways of recording staff time instead of moving to cloud based systems like Opsyte.

 

Why do I know people still use pen and paper? Because they are...



Matt
22/11/2021
28

Are you losing time processing staff documents?

Onboarding new staff is an integral part of running a business. This process has many stages that can take place over the employee’s first few months. Among other things, during onboarding the employee will:  

  • Get to know their role
  • Receive feedback
  • Learn how to be a part of the team
  • Begin to represent the...



Rachel
12/11/2021
37
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