Getting it right – Challenge 25 Challenge 25 was introduced by the alcohol standards group and built on the successful challenge 21 to help alcohol retailers in England and Wales meet their mandatory obligations under Licensing Act 2003. One of the aims of the Licensing Act 2003 was to reduce the incidences of […]
We are pleased to announce that we have teamed up with Flagship Training to bring you Industry Specific On-Line Training Courses. By being online you do not have the time and travelling costs of going to a training centre. You also do not need to get a group together as you would if you ran […]
The first in and first out method, also known as the FIFO method, is essential for good stock management. By using this method in the catering industry you are reducing the risk of wastage through short date, out of date or expired stock.
Summer is coming and that means your target audience are looking for establishments where they can enjoy the limited British summer. They want beer gardens, ice cold drinks, delicious salads, cooling desserts, barbecues and alfresco dining.
I’ll get to the Troncmaster bit in just a moment, but first the background. At my little accounting firm, A4Accountants.com, we had a query about tips and tax on tips. If you run a business in the UK, here’s what you need to know: If you’re VAT registered and you run a business where your […]
In her recent news letter Dawn Cross of Face2FaceHr highlighted the importance of having clear policies and procedures in place after a recent case in the Channel Islands. A chef was hand a custodial sentence after he had violently attacked a police office. Six months later, the chef discovered that he had been dismissed from […]
When I first started out in the trade wine was just served in 125ml glasses then they seemed to disappear and 175ml glasses seemed to become the “standard” and 250ml a “large” glass. The law actually states that you must offer still wines in a 125ml measure and this must be communicated to customers. The […]
With the rise of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, to name but a few, Social Media has become a part of everyday life, even if you don’t like it. If you want to market your business you have to factor social media into your marketing mix.
PCI DSS stands for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, it is the worldwide standard that was set up to to help businesses (merchants) process card payments in a secure manner and reduce card fraud. If you do not complete the online self assessment your merchant service provider will start to charge you a monthly […]