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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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Eat in or takeaway?

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As a QSR customer, I’m used to being asked whether I’m going to eat in or takeaway. There are two main reasons why we are asked this.

The first is that a sale item’s recipe might change slightly if it is to be taken away. For instance, plastic cutlery may be added to a boxed salad, or a paper cup to […]

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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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EPoS Menu Layout Manager

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Today sees the release of a completely new EPoS Menu Layout Manager, and we’re happy to say that it is going to make the lives of anyone managing menus a lot quicker, easier, and simpler.

We have completely overhauled the user interface of this page and this means that we’ve been able to add a whole raft of new features, including […]

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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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The Enhanced Customer Loyalty Report

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This month we’ve re-launched the Customer Loyalty Report, so this post highlights the major changes and showcase features. All the information shown below can be exported as a CSV allowing for custom analysis in Excel or similar software.

Loyalty Scheme Members

Establishing a positive relationship with your regular customers is a vital part of growing a successful hospitality business. To do so […]

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Rota Update: Department Filters

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Following a series of updates on our Rota Creator last month (here) that allows you to perform tasks using hotkeys on your keyboard, we have added new changes to make things much easier and more efficient.

Department Filters

As the screenshot above shows, we have added the capacity to ‘filter’ the rotas and hours worked pages by department. You will find […]

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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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Introducing Pension Contributions

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As a result of the April 2018 pension legislation changes in the UK, our team have released a new feature to Kobas: Pension Contributions. With this new feature, operators are able to enrol employees, between the ages of 22 and 65, in a pension scheme. The pension scheme is based on each employee’s gross annual salary. So, if the employee […]

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