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Attract consumers during the World Cup through promotions and offers

FIFA World Cup: What you’re doing

By Becky Paskin

Any pub, restaurant or hotel screening the World Cup games is sure to see a boost in trade over the summer, but how can you ensure you have the edge over the competition?

Outdoor areas must be included in your licence  if screening World Cup games

The FIFA World Cup 2010: Licensing

By Chris Druce

Graeme Cushion at licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen gives his advice on enjoying a profitable and successful World Cup that remains within the law.

Showing the World Cup can bring in extra custom

FIFA Word Cup 2010: Technology

By Chris Druce

The FIFA World Cup 2010 will command a global TV audience of millions, and although many will watch it at home, restaurants and pubs can create a carnival atmosphere with the right equipment in place to show the games.

Appeal to football fans and haters alike by using your space appropriately

FIFA World Cup 2010: Boost venue appeal by utilising space

By Becky Paskin

It may be all too tempting to turn your business into a World Cup party zone, but the true winners from the competition will be those who can successfully separate their original business concept from the football.

The 2010 World Cup will present a sales opportunity for the savvy operator

FIFA World Cup 2010: The World Cup opportunity

By Chris Druce

The FIFA World Cup 2010 kicks off on 11 June in South Africa with 32 teams battling for football’s greatest accolade. BigHospitality takes a look at the opportunties it presents.

Letting hygiene standards slip can be costly to your business

Hygiene: What to do if things go wrong

By Chris Druce

Running a hospitality business and keeping on top of hygiene day-to-day can be a challenge, but there are things you can do when the occasional slip-up occurs to rescue your reputation and prevent bad word of mouth.

Breaking food hygiene rules could land you in trouble

Food hygiene, the law

By Rod Hunt

If you work in the hospitality industry, you will be in no doubt that it is one of the most heavily regulated business sectors. But do you know what the consequences are for your business and its employees if there is a breach of food safety rules?

Keep public areas clean if you want to attract repeat business

Make hospitality hygiene a priority

By Becky Paskin

At the start of a week-long hygiene feature on BigHospitality, we take a look at why making hygiene practices a top priority for your hotel, restaurant or pub could be the secret to business success.

More than 16 million people in the UK own a smartphone

Guide to online marketing: iPhone applications

By Becky Paskin

Technology moves faster than Alastair Darling at a pub convention, but one rising trend that looks likely to stick around is the iPhone application, which if implemented properly, can help increase restaurant or hotel bookings

Twitter and other social networks can be a useful tool for brand building

Guide to online marketing: Social media

By Emma Eversham

In the third part of our four-day feature we look at how restaurants, hotels and pubs can use social media networks like Twitter and Facebook to target customers.

Andrew Evans thinks the future  of EPoS is mobile

The Future of EPoS: Going mobile

By Andrew Evans

In the final instalment of our week-long feature on Electronic Point of Sale, Andrew Evans, managing director of Keystep, tells us we can expect to be going mobile in the future.

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