Technology

Tech-savvy: which technology trends are catching on in pubs?

A-Z of pub tech trends

By Stuart Stone

Forward-thinking pubs are setting the path for rivals to follow – here is what the tech-savvy are up to.

Third-party staff: 'an audit or consultancy review carried out by an external specialist provides an impartial evaluation that can keep your business profitable and compliant,' says Venners' Malcolm Muir

How can pubs make the most of the gig economy?

By Adam Bloodworth

A stocktaker, a solicitor and a HR specialist explain the best ways to use the growing ‘gig economy’, which gives work to people on a temporary basis, when it comes to improving your business.

Tech love: make technology work for you in the pub

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Consumers ‘obsessed with technology’

By Nicholas Robinson

Research from technology provider Zonal, which polled more than 5,000 consumers in collaboration with CGA, shows Brits are obsessed with technology.

Early pay day: the scheme will boost staff retention and recruitment, says Stonegate’s Tim Painter

Early pay day for Stonegate staff

By Emily Hawkins

Stonegate Pub Company has partnered with an app that means pub staff can access some of their wages at any point before the next pay day.

Covers and coverage: expanding faster mobile internet to rural communities can boost pubs, according to Long Live the Local's David Cunningham

5G rollout offers rural pubs chance to ‘survive and thrive’

By Stuart Stone

The growth of 5G networks – offering mobile internet speeds 10 to 20 times faster than previous generations – in rural areas can provide a wealth of opportunities for pubs according to Long Live the Local’s programme director David Cunningham.

Slipping a digit: from autumn, customers at XYZ Social will be able to pay for drinks with a swipe of their finger

Manchester bar is first to accept finger vein payments

By Stuart Stone

From autumn, ordering another round will be as simple as lifting a finger for customers at XYZ Social in Manchester after the bar unveiled a partnership with biometrics payment provider Fingopay.

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