Toolbox

Benefit from tools and resources dedicated to the management of companies in the hotel and restaurant sector.

Your rota tool to optimise staffing costs.

As you all prepare to re-open your businesses, your focus undoubtedly concentrates around keeping your costs down whilst not compromising your service levels. With this in mind the team at Brigad have created a rota tool to help you understand the cost to your business and optimise your staffing levels for your peak periods.

HR advice on furlough, redundancies & staff motivation​

Businesses must act fast to keep staff motivated, but also to maximise the benefit of CJRS, particularly when considering making redundancies, which is a situation many of our colleagues in the hospitality sector, are currently facing.

How to optimise your gross margin?​

We all have products on our menus that sell better than others and some products with great margins and others with tighter margins.
Our Gross Margin Calculator can help you identify products to keep on your menu to make it more cost-efficient.

Simple steps to a successful social strategy​

What should you post? How do you do it time efficiently? These easily actionable ideas & tools will provide structure to your social media strategy. As well as providing tips on remaining visible through Covid-19.

Your rota tool to optimise staffing costs.

As you all prepare to re-open your businesses, your focus undoubtedly concentrates around keeping your costs down whilst not compromising your service levels. With this in mind the team at Brigad have created a rota tool to help you understand the cost to your business and optimise your staffing levels for your peak periods.

How to diversify your business and cope with delivery and takeaway?

March 2020 – Covid-19 hit. Amongst a multitude of unforeseen problems, Tim Foster (owner of Yummy Pub Co.) had £120k worth of stock. Here you’ll discover the steps he took to manage the stock, to negotiate with suppliers and how he transformed his business to continue generating revenue.

How to raise funds and commit clients to your business

We are looking into the initiatives available to you to maintain cash flow. We’ll talk about how to keep your activity going, making sure your staff receive the money for missed tronc payments and putting yourselves in strong positions for when the time comes to re-stock.

Help and support from government for Business

The current situation has impacted many of the businesses in the UK. Brigad has gathered some information that could potentially help you gain some benefits and advantages in crisis that we are all going through right now.

#HospitalityUnited : Our support program to hospitality businesses

As announced by the government, restaurants, bars and pubs will stay closed until further notice. Therefore, we have decided at Brigad to launch a new program to support and help hospitality businesses called #HospitalityUnited. This program will gather information and guidance to help you with your business, teams or finances.

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