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Use Modifiers to Handle Glass Deposits

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As we move out of the coldest month, thoughts turn to warm summer days with a cold drink in hand. For Kobas clients, this means more customers coming to enjoy the drinks you offer – and whether there’s a beer garden or they wander off to enjoy the sun, it can be challenging to keep track of your glasses.

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Going Cashless

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Cash continues to fall from favour across the UK economy as a whole, and the hospitality sector is no exception. Cash now accounts for only 20% of takings in the average Kobas venue, down from 38% in 2016.

The advantages are clear: less chance of violent robbery, reduced chance of theft from disgruntled employees, no more trips to the bank to […]

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Dallas Key Authentication

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Some background on user identification

Kobas EPoS has always required users to log in using a four digit PIN. This method of authentication was chosen because it was ubiquitous. Any device, from an iPad to a giant touch screen, can support PIN authentication.

We have recognised though that PINs are a compromise position, both in terms of speed and security, so we’ve […]

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The EPoS Admin Menu is Changing!

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In early February, your Kobas EPoS Admin menu will be changing just a little. We know how jarring changes can be, so wanted to alert our followers that this is coming!

What is changing?

The buttons you use to Log Stock Usage, Log Special Order and Refund are moving into the “This Session” section at the bottom of the screen. Note that […]

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Updates to VAT Receipts

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We’ve made some improvements to our VAT receipts. Now they’re clearer, neater and more informative!

The VAT summary on your receipts will, once this is released this week, be broken down by tax rate. Each tax rate will have columns that display the Tax Rate Percentage, and amounts allocated to Net Total, Tax Total and Gross Total.

For example, if you […]

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Voids, Table Moves and Reprints

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Voids, Table Moves and Reprints – Keep the Kitchen in the Loop

Mistakes happen, and people change their minds. An order can be added to the wrong tab, a group of people can choose to move from one table to another, an extra item could be accidentally added to an order, or a customer can change their mind having placed their […]

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Introducing Tables to Tabs

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*Although this feature is now available for all clients, you will need to have table names enabled in order to make use of it, please contact our Support team so that we can get it set up for you.

We’ve had a busy couple of months at Kobas with a few releases! Today, we’re delighted to unveil our newest feature: Tables […]

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Discount Codes

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Last year, we introduced our Loyalty Point Booster to help drive trade in your venues and today, we’re pleased to announce a new addition to the Kobas Loyalty Platform: Discount Codes.

Discount Codes are redeemable computer-generated codes that link to existing Kobas EPoS discounts. With two types of discount codes available, single-use and multi-use, this new feature helps incentivise customers […]

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Kobas EPoS on iPads Update

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A new update for our Kobas EPoS on iPads and iPad minis has been released. The new update enables you to switch to a different app or turn off your iPad screen without Kobas EPoS reloading. This means that when a transaction is in progress and the screen becomes inactive and then active again, the screen will be how you […]

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