August 5, 2019
As a manager, appraisals of staff are processes that cannot be avoided as they are vital for managing the performance of your team, department or overall business operations.  It is never nice telling someone on your team that you think they are not performing well and in cases like this the conversation can begin to […]
July 29, 2019
Staff planning in the hospitality sector has many unique challenges. Thanks to often high levels of part-time staff on different hourly rates with different contracts, the seasonal nature of the industry and fluctuating staffing requirements can change from one day to another. Staffing can be challenging, and short notice requirement can prove tricky. However, there […]
July 16, 2019
Do you actually understand your business and can you make it even more successful? Although you may be in business because you love what you make, create or sell it is vital that you have an understanding of the financial aspects in order to survive and thrive. Looking at the finances of your business can […]
June 30, 2019
Over the last number of years, the explosion in the number of eating establishments including restaurants, takeaways, cafes and even pubs, bars and nightclubs has been relentless. Consumers now have an unbelievable range of options for varied and vibrant food options in almost every city, town and even village across the UK. More and more […]
April 1, 2019
What minimum wage must I pay? Here at Costboss one of our most important jobs is helping our clients to control their payroll. However, one issue that is outside our control is the statutory minimum wages that must be paid to all employees. Over the last few years, the National Minimum Wage rates have increased […]