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Manage Your Wet Stock At Festivals

The summer is now upon us, apparently. This means that there are lots of fetes, festivals, open days, garden parties, fayres and outdoor events taking place. If you are exhibiting at a festival or have a stand at a festival you need to make sure that you not only have the enough stock. You also […]

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Improve Your Margin With An Independent Stocktaker

We work with a lot of hotel managers as independent stocktakers. In most cases our hotel clients experience at least 3% added to their margin when they engage with independent hotel stocktakers. This often occurs because the independent hotel stocktaker will help the hotel manager see what the potential margin could be and how to […]

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Five Methods Of Stocktaking

Sterling Stock Auditors offers your hotel or catering business the benefit of an independent stocktaker. This frees up your time to focus on the business and gives you the reassurance that the stock is being counted, checked and recorded in the correct way.

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Ways Of Losing Money Through Poor Stock Management

As experienced stocktakers to the catering industry, we have seen examples of stocktaking and stock management done right. We have also seen many examples of stock taking and stock management done wrong – very wrong!

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Get Your Wet Stock Organised

While it may sound easy, one of the hardest parts of running a bar is getting the wet stock organised! If your wet stock is messy or disorganised this is a red flag for any hospitality business and a sure-fire sign that things are not as organised as they need to be.

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82% of Customers Dump A Restaurant After A Bad Experience

  A recent survey by Guest Experience Management Expert HGEM has reported that the customer experience is what keeps people coming back for more, and also stops them from coming back for more. In fact the research shows that just one bad experience from a hospitality brand and 82% of customers would dump that brand, […]

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Spring Cleaning Your Stock Taking

While January and February tend to slow down in the catering and hospitality industries, March and April seems to affect these industries like no other industries. The evenings are growing lighter and the weather is more pleasant. Consumers are enjoying evening strolls to their local pubs, meals out in restaurants and trips out for a […]

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Why Do I Need To Conduct A Stocktake?

Just to start with, you don’t need to conduct the stocktake yourself; you can hire an independent stocktaker, like us, to conduct your stocktake for you. However, a stocktake does need to be conducted within your catering or hospitality business and in this blog post we tell you why.

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Five Fantastic Stock Delivery Tips

Here at Sterling Stock Auditors, we work hard to make the stock taking process easier for our clients. We will always share advice and guidance that we think will help business owners in the catering and hospitality trade. Today we would like to share five fantastic stock delivery tips that will help any restaurant, hotel […]

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Buying a pub/bar – The day of acquisition

Buying a pub/bar – The day of acquisition

Today I wanted to talk to you about the day that you actually take over your new pub or bar.   On the day you will need to have your stock valued, so that means as soon as you have a date from your solicitors, you need to be booking at a stock taker. Especially […]

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