Festive Bookings

Festive Bookings

In The News
The current trading climate is tough for the hospitality industry, it goes without saying that the small independent on Britain's high street are feeling it along with the majority regardless of size! As a small business owner, I can sympathise with independents' but now is the time to look at how you can cater for more table bookings and turn tables and takeaway food faster, with smoother card payment facilities. Yesterday, I had a call from a Shropshire landlord (not a customer of mine) who owns five pubs with restaurant facilities. He went on to say that August had been the worst month he had experienced in all his years in the pub trade. The Eat Out To Help Out scheme had brought new customers and much needed revenue, but…
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27,000 Pubs With Beer Gardens

27,000 Pubs With Beer Gardens

In The News
Pubs are now starting to get some guidance on how a re-opening may look in the coming weeks, it appears the ones with outside space may get to go first. As things progress over the coming days and weeks, direction on how this is going to look surely going to be a relief for most landlords. The British Beer & Pub Association, the leading trade body representing the UK’s brewers and pubs, has said that those pubs with beer gardens should be among the first to re-open after lock-down. It says that pubs with beer gardens or outside terraces should be best placed to meet social distancing restrictions required for re-opening from July 4th, enabling people to enjoy their local community pub’s beer garden in the summer sun. The trade…
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Payments Taking Stock

Payments Taking Stock

Merchant Services
Do you need to take stock of customer payments and ePOS solutions? For the business owner, processing customer payments with credit or debit cards this is now a necessity. We're all aware of the high street losing cash machines and the banks closing branches, and with COVID-19 and the adopted restructuring of how you get payments will have to continue. The disappearance of the cash machine on the high street prior to the lockdown made us all notice the cashless shift, but during, regardless of how many cash machines are out there, the need for cash when paying for food or goods has virtually disappeared over night, for numerous reasons. Our favourite pubs and restaurants started to reinvent how they take payments and how our favourite menu items could be…
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iZettle Card Readers & Apps

iZettle Card Readers & Apps

Merchant Services
Don't overlook iZettle or be put off with the 1.75% transaction rate, when all things are considered the iZettle solution can actually work out being the economical solution for taking customer payments. Free Apps allow you to integrate POS and online gateways but the the real winner under COVID-19 lockdown is payments by SMS, for pubs and cafes doing car park pick up.   Complete the form below you will receive a referral link and get your iZettle card reader 2 for £19 iZettle Go is a point-of-sale app for everyday use. Your storefront and back office - all in one easy-to-use system. Process all debit and credit cards, including American Express for 1.75% Invoice and SMS links usually 2.50% but have been reduced during COVID-19. If you're processing more than £8000…
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