Opsyte's Guide to Getting the Most out of Restaurant Management Software.

Why should you be using restaurant management software?

The short answer here is simply thatit will make the lives of restaurant management easier, and lead to more profit.

By taking manual processes out of the picture and allowing restaurant management software to do the heavy lifting for you, you can turn your...


Service charge in restaurants

Why do restaurants have service charge?

The first thing to note when talking about servicecharge in restaurants in the UK, is that service charge is and must be discretionary.

No one can force you to pay service charge in the UK.

If someone is forcing you to pay service or tips, any payment...


Choosing Good Restaurant Rota Software

Restaurant Rota Software

Restaurants and bars require many employees with different roles.

A missing team member can cause havoc with service. One of the most difficult daily tasks for any site manager is maintaining a well-organized schedule with full visibility that can deal with the unexpected. Historically, many restaurant managers used spreadsheet...


How to Scale Up Your HR in Your Hospitality Business?

One of the most reliable routes to success that your hospitality business can take is to increase your focus on Human Resources. It is well known that happy employees are more motivated and make a better impression on customers – and a well versed way to ensure employee happiness is...


Hospitality welcomes extended Platinum Jubilee licensing hours

UKHospitality has the temporary change in licensing rules for England and Wales, having campaigned strongly for the measures.

The hospitality sector has welcomed the government’s confirmation that licenced premises will be able to extend their opening hours to 1am on the Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings of the special bank holiday...


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...


Hospitality customers are facing double digit price rises in 2022

A UKHospitality survey of more that340 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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...

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