Technology

Looking back: key developments in tech have moved the humble pub ever forward

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How has pub technology changed since 1794?

By Stuart Stone

The trade has come a long way in the 225 years since The Morning Advertiser was first printed, and technology has pushed the pub sector further forward in many aspects. Here we look at the key developments

Going green: sustainability is vital to the world – and pubs must be included too

Creating an eco-friendly pub

By Stuart Stone

The Morning Advertiser spoke to experts in sustainable hospitality businesses about how pub operators can create sustainable sites

Experience: how to build an entertainment-led pub business

In association with Barclaycard

How to grow an experience-led pubco like Pelle Pub Company

By Robert Mann

Building a pub company without a point of difference just won’t cut it these days. However, those that deliver a unique experience in their sites are set up for a fruitful future

Get it right: there's a skill to taking card payments right

In association with Barclaycard

Cash is dead: Long live the card

By Nicholas Robinson

With most consumers now adopting the Queen’s technique of never carrying cash, it has seldom been more important for pubs to get their card payment strategy just right.

Charity coup: Only A Pavement Away has partnered with two FinTech companies to help people find work in the sector

FinTech companies sign deal with sector charity

By Emily Hawkins

Only A Pavement Away (OAPA) – a charity set up to connect homeless individuals with hospitality employers – has partnered with two banking technology companies.

Internet sources: the Green Dragon celebrates helping customers use the Internet and digital services with Pub is the Hub

Pubs are helping customers use the Internet

By Emily Hawkins

Pubs are opening their doors to punters who need help getting online and providing digital support, as local libraries face closures. The Morning Advertiser spoke to one licensee about how to set up a technology hub.