Technology

Good to talk: the ban has been put in place in a bid to help encourage social conversation (image credit: DenisKot/gettyimages.co.uk)

Samuel Smith bans mobile phones from pubs

By Nikkie Sutton

Brewer and pub operator Samuel Smith has banned customers from using their mobile phones in its venues and punters should go outside to take calls “in the same way as is required with smoking”.

Boosting sales: How can you use EPoS to your advantage?

The grateful eight of EPoS

By Nicholas Robinson

It’s not the most glamorous of things you can buy for your business, but good EPoS can make running a pub a lot easier and help to maximise sales in the process.

Dipping: cash use is approaching a crisis point

Future of cash payments ‘at risk’ report claims

By Nicholas Robinson

The days of cold, hard cash may be short in numbers as a report into the state of its future claimed the systems needed to sustain the payment method are at risk of “falling apart”.

Tech please: operators are being encouraged to take advantage of pay-at-table apps that let customers order without having to visit the bar (image: Tabology)

Why pubs should be embracing technology

By Robert Mann

As consumers in the UK become more reliant on their smartphones, The Morning Advertiser reveals why pub operators should be going further to embrace technology.

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

MA at 225

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

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