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How Did Weekends Start? Considering a four-day working week for your business? 100 years ago it was likely that you only had one day off (if you were lucky). When did weekends become a thing? Dependent on which country you live in the general rules of thumb around how weekends came into existence are the […]Read Article
BII Magazine (Summer 2023) Polaris Elements’ Managing Director Neil Westwater tackles the issues surrounding AI and how it’s affecting hospitality – with the assistance of the ...
4 min read - August 7, 2023
With over 40 restaurants across the UK, Turtle Bay is bringing the flair and flavour of Caribbean food out of the World Food aisle and into ...
5 min read - April 5, 2023
Every time we look at the National press, we can’t fail to see many of our fellow hospitality businesses struggling, downsizing or even closing ...
< 1 - February 2, 2023
Contactless ordering and payment software offers a technical solution to help future-proof hospitality businesses and offers a sound investment at a time when every penny ...
2 min read - January 6, 2023
With recent government legislation, anyone working in hospitality will be aware of the importance of sharing important nutritional information across their menus with customers The ...
2 min read - January 6, 2023
In the current climate of ever-increasing costs, rising inflation, and supply chain issues, it has never been more important to ensure that your business has ...
3 min read - November 21, 2022
Tax Starting with stability, Hunt launched straight into the changes to the tax system with two main principles in mind: “those with more will contribute ...
3 min read - November 18, 2022
With over 1.3 million job vacancies in the UK – the hospitality sector is failing to attract and retain its staff. Learn techniques to ensure that your ...
< 1 - September 29, 2022
Optimising your shift patterns so that they work for you and your employees is no easy task! As an employer, it is important that you ...
4 min read - February 16, 2022
Polaris Elements helps enable you to run a better, more efficient business through its tailored and relevant technology, says director Neil Westwater Bill gates said (...
4 min read - January 28, 2022
In a recent article, we shared tips on how to stand out from your competitors in the aggressive hospitality recruitment market. Where poaching the best ...
5 min read - December 3, 2021
Over the next couple of weeks, we will be sharing with you some tips on how to recruit in a competitive and often aggressive market, ...
3 min read - October 25, 2021
What’s the first thing that pops into your mind when someone says “hospitality technology”? If you are an entrepreneur or restauranteur, maybe it’s ...
5 min read - August 10, 2021
Loyalty programmes have long been the bastion of high street retailers who have used them effectively to drive engagement and increase sales. Hospitality, on the ...
3 min read - August 10, 2021
Most of us have worked in a restaurant or food service chain at some point in our lives. If you were like me, finding out ...
2 min read - August 10, 2021
You would think something as second nature to people as communication would be easy to manage in the workplace. After all, there are so many ...
4 min read - August 10, 2021
Of the five major costs in the hospitality sector – equipment, utilities, food, and a POS system – labour cost is one of the most important. Labour ...
7 min read - August 10, 2021
Nobody’s happy when turnover rates spike but by improving staff retention will you also retain customers? A high turnover means money must be spent ...
3 min read - August 10, 2021
"I have used Polaris Elements for over 10 years. They make life easy for us, handling all of our ePoS, payroll and end of week paperwork in a simple and effective manner. The team are hugely helpful and friendly, and nothing is ever too much trouble. Highly recommended."
Dan Shotton, Director, Prospect Pubs & Bars
“We chose Polaris Elements because it is intuitive for site managers to use and highly geared to the numerous demands of the hospitality industry. Along with increased controls, we have real time reporting that is essential to our business planning.”
Adam Gregory, Director of Operations
“Seamless access to business intelligence through the Polaris Software suite has allowed us to make real-time business decisions easily. The Polaris PoS solution has been essential to achieving growth at Brewhouse & Kitchen by ensuring sales transactions are fast, easy and accurate.”
Kris Gumbrell, Executive Chairman
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