Ideas from your Peers

The Jewel in the Crown: How to reward your staff

Rewarding staff in the right ways can improve service levels without requiring any significant capital investment

That age-old cliché of staff being your most important asset is as true now as it ever has been in the hospitality industry. In such a difficult economic environment, rewarding staff for above-average performance could be an effective way of your business gaining an edge and taking share from rivals, without requiring any significant capital investment.

Dukes St James London has launched the ‘Power Lunch’ menu at its recently launched restaurant Thirty Six By Nigel Mendham

Desk deliveries and power lunches: How to boost your lunchtime trade

Catering for every food allergy and intolerance can be an effective way of boosting sales and increasing customer loyalty

Allergies, intolerances and dietary requirements - is your business getting it right?

Consumers are increasingly looking for environmentally-friendly hotels and guest houses

Energy reduction programmes and electric vehicle charging points: Using eco-friendly initiatives to boost business

Geronimo Inns created individual shrines and promised locals a free party if their adopted star grabbed a gold, silver or bronze

Olympic shrines, medal count boards and Going for Gold cocktails: Making the most of national events

Antonio Carluccio and six members of his team took part in a 500-mile charity bike ride in July in aid of Action Against Hunger

Menu donations and fundraising initiatives: How to work with charities

The Royal Horseguards Cocktail & Cake Liquid Afternoon Tea is set to launch to coincide with London Cocktail Week from 5 – 14 October

London Cocktail Week: Could offering bespoke cocktails maximise your drinks sales?

The Waldorf Hilton hotel has harked back to its English heritage with the launch of the Tango Supper.

Art exhibitions and dance classes: Using popular culture initiatives to stand out from the crowd

Offering something specifically for children is a great way toget them used to the idea of eating out or staying in hotels

Children’s concierge, healthy eating and kids activity packs: How to target the family market more effectively

The Gun offers a free taxi service for customers based in Canary Wharf or the Isle of Dogs who want to have lunch there

Catch a taxi to The Gun for free: using joint venture partnerships to boost lunchtime trade

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