Rethinking service at every level of your restaurant

Rethinking service at every level of your restaurant

This article is part of our Brexit Survival Guide: Practical Tips for Hospitality Businesses series, and is written by Mark McCafferty, Head of Operations at Saga Japanese Restaurants One of our biggest challenges post Brexit has been stability and consumer confidence. When the pound dropped in value, many families stopped eating out as much. On top of … Continued

Flexible staffing offers a solution to the recruitment risks of Brexit

Flexible staffing offers a solution to the recruitment risks of Brexit

This article is part of our Brexit Survival Guide: Practical Tips for Hospitality Businesses series, and is written by Jack Beaman, Co-Founder and CEO of Syft. Every hospitality business requires skilled, dedicated staff on both sides of house. A recent survey estimated that there’ll be a “recruitment crisis” and an annual shortage of 60,000 workers … Continued

Building a positive work culture post-Brexit

Building a positive work culture post-Brexit

This article is part of our Brexit Survival Guide: Practical Tips for Hospitality Businesses series, and is written by Rupert Power, the founder of Sophie’s Steakhouse and Bar. Initially, Brexit caused quite a bit of uncertainty for our staff. Our non-management staff are about 70% EU citizens and about 30% of our managerial staff are EU … Continued

Rethinking service at every level of your restaurant

Rethinking service at every level of your restaurant

This article is part of our Brexit Survival Guide: Practical Tips for Hospitality Businesses series, and is written by Mark McCafferty, who is the Head of Operations at Saga Japanese Restaurants One of our biggest challenges post Brexit has been stability and consumer confidence. When the pound dropped in value, many families stopped eating out as much. … Continued

Ensuring hospitality staff see the industry as a viable long-term career path

Ensuring hospitality staff see the industry as a viable long-term career path

This article is part of our Brexit Survival Guide: Practical Tips for Hospitality Businesses series, and is written by the Chief Executive of the Institute of Hospitality, Peter Ducker. Hospitality is a global and growing industry: it is the UK’s fourth largest employer representing 10% of the nation’s workforce, 6% of businesses and 5% of … Continued

Planday finds one in ten hospitality workers are considering leaving the UK due to Brexit

Planday finds one in ten hospitality workers are considering leaving the UK due to Brexit

Planday’s mission is to empower businesses by making the relationship between hourly workers and their managers more efficient, transparent and productive— which ultimately leads to better business returns. But that relationship has come under immense strain in the UK since the Brexit vote. According to the BHA 2017 Labour Migration Report, Brexit will cause a … Continued

How Planday supports your GDPR compliance

How Planday supports your GDPR compliance

We’ve had questions from customers lately about whether or not Planday will be GDPR compliant. The answer? Absolutely. The Planday executive team is committed to Planday’s compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation by May 25, 2018. We understand that when it comes to compliance, you probably have some questions about which tool is the … Continued
GDPR: An HR Checklist

GDPR: An HR Checklist

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Steps to prepare your business for GDPR

Steps to prepare your business for GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) affects any business that handles data belonging to EU citizens. The new regulation replaces the 1995 Data Protection Directive and introduces new rights that are designed to protect personal data. On May 25, 2018, organisations that are not prepared could face hefty non-compliance fees. Don’t start panicking yet, though. … Continued
What is GDPR?

What is GDPR?

As the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) gets closer, we’ve received questions from customers about what GDPR is and what it means for them. To answer some of those questions and make the implications of GDPR clear, we’ve outlined what exactly GDPR is below. The European Parliament and Council passed GDPR in April 2016 in … Continued