Elly Earls

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Business

Technology Prospectus 2022: tap into your supply chain brain

25 November 2021 by

Product shortages, a labour crisis and a host of other supply chain issues are throwing up a wall of costs for hospitality businesses. Procurement technology can’t solve the underlying problems, but it can help you navigate them better, as Elly[...]

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Technology Prospectus 2022: Flex your revenue management

25 November 2021 by

Businesses with revenue management software were able to respond rapidly and effectively to hospitality market changes during the pandemic, as Elly Earls reports

Technology Prospectus 2021: getting the best out of your EPoS Technology

Technology Prospectus 2021: getting the best out of your EPoS

11 December 2020 by

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to rapid adoption of technologies like mobile ordering and delivery, but[...]

Technology Prospectus 2021: setting up an allergy alert system Technology

Technology Prospectus 2021: setting up an allergy alert system

11 December 2020 by

Covid safety has flown to the top of operators’ priority lists this year, but with new[...]

Get staffed: workforce management technology comes of age Technology

Get staffed: workforce management technology comes of age

16 October 2020 by

Workforce management technology used to be a ‘nice to have’ option for many hospitality businesses. But[...]

Star tech: Hands-off apps perfect for the post-coronavirus era Technology

Star tech: Hands-off apps perfect for the post-coronavirus era

07 August 2020 by

The absolute priority for operators right now is the safety of staff and guests. We find[...]

How the new breed of co-working companies are filling empty hotels In-Depth

How the new breed of co-working companies are filling empty hotels

05 March 2020

Hotels regularly have a room that looks a little empty during the day, and the new breed of co-working companies are on the look-out for hoteliers who are looking to rent out space to freelancers – and upsell their services.[...]

Suite spot: taking your in-room WiFi to the next level Business

Suite spot: taking your in-room WiFi to the next level

13 February 2020

Your WiFi is more than just a way for your guests to binge on boxsets – you can use the data from what they do in your hotel to plan marketing, send personal greetings and offer discounts. Just make sure[...]

Labour of love: Five hospitality couples reveal the highs and lows of running a business together Business

Labour of love: Five hospitality couples reveal the highs and lows of running a business together

12 February 2020 by

Almost half of hospitality businesses are family run. But is working with your partner every day[...]

Recipes

Recipe of the week: Quality Chop House's roast cod, trotter tortellini, baked onion

05 December 2019 by

This is a technically challenging dish and you’ll need patience to braise and then meticulously pick[...]

Automatic for the people: make workforce management easier Business

Automatic for the people: make workforce management easier

05 December 2019 by

When it comes to workforce management, hospitality operators are struggling with unplanned absences, forecasting correct demand[...]

Time for change: software to make staffing straightforward Business

Time for change: software to make staffing straightforward

01 November 2019 by

As the hospitality industry embraces working practices that better encourage engagement and retention, Elly Earls looks[...]

Give chefs the chance to express their skills for happier workplace, says new research Staffing

Give chefs the chance to express their skills for happier workplace, says new research

13 September 2019

Research by The Caterer and Searcys has found that when chefs are given the chance to express their skills, they are happier and more likely to stay for longer. Elly Earls investigates

Hospitality Business Leaders Report 2019: Focus on the fundamentals Business

Hospitality Business Leaders Report 2019: Focus on the fundamentals

22 August 2019

As the Hospitality Business Leaders Report 2019 reveals, experiential mechanics like pop-up kitchens and takeovers can drive footfall to a venue, but it’s important not to forget the fundamentals of eating out - food, staff and service. Elly Earls reports

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

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