Does your business have some spare outdoor space? Here’s some creative and customer enticing ways to make the most of it during the winter months.
To mark London Cocktail Week this October, discover the UK’s favourite cocktail as well as tips for boosting cocktail sales in this busy period.
Discover our top tips for capitalising on the infamous Bavarian event Oktoberfest as a hospitality business.
Square’s research reveals Liverpool to have the UK’s most prosperous night-time economy. We look at how to capitalise on this consumer demand.
August 2023 sees the introduction of new alcohol duty tax rates. We look at what these changes mean for bar or restaurant owners in the UK.
In this guide, we’ll take you through some essential steps to opening a successful restaurant business in the UK’s capital.
You may instantly recognise the little white reader, but did you know that Square has tools and software to power your restaurant empire, open your next location, take payments table side and let your customers order online for pickup?
Europe’s largest street party makes a great place to create a buzz around your brand, while a never-ending streaming of revellers with money to spend can help boost your bottom line. Read more
What started as a love for food has grown into a dream of starting a restaurant. This guide explains everything you need to know as a new restaurant owner.
Learn how to create a menu that stands out and grabs your customers’ attention. Our step-by-step process is simple and easy to follow.
Square provides a one-stop solution for the rapidly growing restaurant chain Tender Cow.
It’s not the British summer until Wimbledon is underway. With our tips you can turn your London bar or restaurant into the best seat in the house. Read more.
Managing bar inventory is an important concept to master when you first open a bar. Learn about the benefits and ways to improve your inventory management.
A Michelin star can identify your restaurant as a centre for culinary excellence. But how do you get a Michelin star in today’s competitive market?
Discover different ways to save money and beat food inflation to help reduce the impact on profits.
Meat-free dining is delicious, nutritious, good for animals, and good for the planet. We look at how to start your own vegan or vegetarian restaurant.
We look at 5 ways restaurants can boost their local SEO and gain an important edge over their competitors.
As new legislation for tip sharing reaches its final stages in parliament, we look at what this means for businesses in the HRC sector.
The amount of equipment for your cafe can be overwhelming and make the selection process difficult. Here’s a list of coffee shop equipment you need.
Bank holidays are traditionally busy and potentially profitable times for the service sector. We look at how to maximise your business over these weekends
From takeaways to community support, learn about how the restaurant industry will adapt to survive another challenging but rewarding year.
Do you dream of selling your own craft spirits to the mass market? Read our guide on how to set up a distillery in the UK.
Learn how to easily accept online orders to improve margins and build customer loyalty.
Learn how to take scroll-stopping food photos for your website and social media with tips from Danni Siminerio, manager of Square Photo Studio in the US.
A restaurant POS system doesn’t have to cost the earth but the benefits it brings to your business are huge. Learn how a cloud-based POS system can take your restaurant to the next level.
See our quick guide on how restaurants can prevent and manage costly fraudulent and friendly chargebacks.
Do you know your cappuccino from your cortardo? Our Coffee Guide gives you a breakdown of the most popular coffees.
Take the plunge and source locally for your restaurant to promote sustainability and encourage like-minded customers to try your menu.
Subscription services open up opportunities for restaurants to diversify their revenue. Here is a guide on how to set up subscriptions at your restaurant.
If you’re selling alcohol anywhere in the UK, you need an alcohol licence. Here is a quick guide on how to get an alcohol licence for your business.
Showing live sports: the essential guide to maximising floor space in sports bars and other venues showing televised sports and live events.
The cash register and point of sale (POS) systems are the heart of taking payments. Find out which is best for your business, here.
Learn more about the accessories that modern point of sale systems require, taking your business operations to the next level.
Read the Square guide on how to pick the best POS register for your hospitality business as we answer the most popular queries.
Working smarter not harder is key to thriving in a labour market shortage. We reveal five ways you can streamline your bar operations without compromising on service.
What a corkage fee is and why it’s charged. What to think about before you decide whether to charge a corkage fee. How much to charge as a corkage fee.