You may have heard a lot of talk about tips, service charge and tronc recently, as the UK government is getting ready to make some changes to the way in which these are allocated and paid to staff members.
This month we unveil version 6 of our Kobas In-Venue system, which adds Kitchen Management to our suite of applications built on Kobas EPoS. While this post highlights that release, today I’d like to look back at how we got here, and what’s next.
Natasha’s Law is in full force after coming into effect on the 1st of October 2021, helping to protect those with allergies when purchasing PPDS (prepacked for direct sale) food. This has continued to raise discussions around the food laws currently in place for hospitality businesses that do not sell pre-packaged food on-site. How are […]
Finding the best system for your business can be challenging due to the variety of new POS (Point of Sale) providers continuing to appear on the market. Here’s some key tips that will help you on your journey to finding EPoS system success.
A customer loyalty program is a restaurant’s secret weapon. With the right program and processes in place, food and beverage businesses can experience many benefits including increased revisits, boosted spend per head, and higher customer lifetime value.
Multi-Venue Ordering allows a customer to order from multiple venues with a single…
Staff are the lifeblood of any business and in a few industries is this felt more strongly than in hospitality. This year has thrown a lot at all of us, but hospitality workers have been on the frontline, not only providing service but also ensuring the health and safety of their customers in constantly shifting […]
Around this time last year, the new kid on the Kobas block was the EPoS Menu Manager. In 2020, the focus has been on our Customer Interaction Centre (CIC) and then its Online Ordering solution. As we approach the end of 2020 and the final stretch of development on Online Ordering, it seems fitting that […]
After completing our Online Ordering platform in late June, we’ve been making incremental improvements wherever we can: the first of which was to convert our off-premises product into one suited for in-venue table ordering. Since then, the majority of improvements have been geared in that direction. As we enter autumn, we now have a slew […]
When planning our Online Ordering solution, partnering with Stripe was a no-brainer. As an industry leading payments processor, many of our clients were already familiar with the simple-to-use platform, and their customers can purchase in complete confidence, as the payment is protected by industry-leading security. Best of all – for the development team at Kobas(!) […]
This time last month, we were delighted to announce our answer to the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme. With just one final day of the scheme to run, we’re even more delighted to announce a new feature that will allow our clients, having seen the scheme to be a huge success, to run […]
There was great news for the industry when the government announced its new “Eat Out to Help Out” scheme for August 2020. This month will see participating venues offer diners a 50% discount on non-alcohol items, capped at £10 a head, Monday to Wednesday, subsidised by the Treasury. Promoting bums on seats in the quieter […]