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Bums On Seats 2020-06-23T16:10:23+01:00

Amber Staynings Founded Bums on Seats in January 2019. Bums on Seats is the UK’s largest outsource hospitality sales agency based in London and Manchester. They provide sales training, business auditing and specialist consultancy to Hospitality & Leisure Operators UK wide.

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As an industry, we have all been affected by such a unique and, in too many cases, heart-breaking situations where the future is seemingly unknown. However, it doesn’t have to be the end.

By taking a focused dynamic approach Bums on Seats have been able to adapt to the very different climate and are launching an affordable service to the industry under the title Sales Re-opening Plans (SROP). These plans incorporate a number of new areas which include strategizing the crucial need for customer loyalty, home and office delivery services, revised localised and community digital marketing campaigns, and hospitality redesigns aimed at keeping customers feeling protected, happy and relaxed.

Book your complimentary 45-minute Zoom with Founder Amber Staynings,
just email contact@bumsonseats.org to book a slot.

DWF Law LLP 2020-04-16T13:29:03+01:00

DWF Hospitality Sector

DWF is a global legal business and our Hospitality Group draws together in-depth know-how and experience in the sector to deliver quality legal advice in a commercial context.

Whether you’re buying, financing or selling a hotel or catering business, restructuring or entering a joint venture, building a new hotel, putting in place agreements for managing your business, setting up sponsorship, revising compliance and regulations, protecting your brand, or managing employee and agency worker issues, you need a nationwide team of legal specialists.

Our experienced sector team is drawn from industry experts in both in-house and City firm roles. We have over 30 years’ experience of working in this industry and we understand that this kind of longevity and proven track record is important.

We’re committed to working with you collaboratively, to adapt our legal advice to your commercial focus. Understanding the opportunities to establish an approachable, decisive plan for getting the most from them.

Our award-winning legal experts are trusted by many of the leading names in the industry, including Greene King and Whitbread.

Davenport Solicitors 2020-03-04T15:21:33+00:00

Davenport Solicitors is an award winning law firm, dealing with legal issues relating to people in the workplace. Our expertise ranges from employment, HR to corporate immigration.

Our lawyers advise employees and employers in the hospitality sector on a range of HR, Employment law and corporate Immigration matters, including but not limited to the following: drafting contractual employment documents including employment contracts and staff handbooks, negotiating exit packages and advising on settlement agreements, advising on internal disciplinary/grievance matters, advice on applying for a Sponsorship licence, acting as a SMS level 1 or 2 user, advising on Tier 1 and Tier 2 visas and representation at the Employment Tribunal.

Davenport Solicitors was born out of the passion of helping businesses succeed and empowering them, so they could have the confidence to deal with employee matters, without the fear of a Tribunal claim and not having the resources to deal with it. We eradicate the worries of HR/Employment law for our clients so they can concentrate on growing their business. Moreover, we provide businesses, who were looking for HR/Employment law support with a first-class service from expert lawyers, with the flexibility of choosing from a range of services which suits them and not worrying about the “traditional” hourly rate charges.

We work with an insurance company and offer our client’s insurance, so they have the option to protect themselves. With the insurance, you can be rest assured that as long as you have followed our advice, the insurers would cover your costs relating to the Tribunal claim.

Our hospitality client has said the following:

“Vandana has dealt with all aspects of my company’s business immigration matters. She continues to offer her expertise and support the growth of the business. Currently through advising on aspects regarding the EU settlement scheme, allowing us to draw on talent from abroad and hire them to further grow our business.”

The hospitality sector is one of the largest employers in the country. This makes it imperative for businesses to stay on top of the ever changing HR, employment and immigration laws. Mistakes can be costly as Tribunal claims could cost businesses thousands of pounds, therefore businesses must minimise risks and protect themselves.

Davenport Solicitors, guiding you safely through the minefield of HR, employment and corporate immigration.

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Enhance Hospitality 2020-02-21T12:30:53+00:00

Since 2010, Enhance has offered a portfolio of bespoke purchasing and procurement services that save you time, reduce spend and improve profitability. Our experts act as an extension of your team and will work with your suppliers to obtain the best possible pricing and quality. This frees up your team to handle the more critical day-to-day activities.

As an independent company with no ties to suppliers, buying groups or procurement services, we always look for what suits your business best. Our purchasing experts have deep industry knowledge and established relationships with hundreds of local and national suppliers. Whether you need to run a tender, require a one-off business review or full margin support, Enhance takes the pressure off your team, allowing them to be more productive and focused on the core business.

Our bottom line is delivering exceptional results. Our clients save on average 10-14% across many product categories. And because there is no outlay for our services, all savings go straight to your bottom line. We think that’s good news for your business!
To learn more about Enhance Hospitality, visit www.enhanceconsult.com or email us at info@enhanceconsult.com.

Little Hotelier 2020-02-06T12:09:54+00:00

We aim to help you run your small property more efficiently, taking care of the admin so that you can spend more time on the things you love! Reaching and converting travel customers around the world in an ever-changing, competitive online landscape is an ongoing challenge for small accommodation providers.

Little Hotelier is an all-in-one reservation and accommodation management system specifically thought about, designed and built for Bed and Breakfasts, Guest Houses and Small Hotels; helping hospitality business owners and managers play the web professionally, saving on time and resources.

The Little Hotelier all-in-one package comes with a very smart and powerful Channel Manager, a commission free Booking Engine for your own website, and an intuitive, easy to use Front Desk System – which together, is everything you need to easily run the daily operations of your property and reach your potential guests wherever they may be in the world.  Most importantly, it’s a cloud-based system packed full of clever technology without the hefty price tag.

SiteMinder 2020-02-06T12:05:06+00:00

In an age of rising choice and accessibility for curious travellers, SiteMinder exists to liberate hoteliers with technology that makes a world of difference.

SiteMinder is the global hotel industry’s leading guest acquisition platform, ranked among technology pioneers for its smart and simple solutions that put hotels everywhere their guests are, at every stage of their journey.  It’s this central role that has earned SiteMinder the trust of more than 35,000 hotels, across 160 countries, to generate in excess of 100 million reservations worth over US$35 billion in revenue for hotels each year.

From the smallest bed & breakfasts to the largest chains, SiteMinder is the name trusted by hotels around the world to acquire new and repeat guests. We recognise that hoteliers would much rather spend time creating memorable guest experiences than making technology work.  Our holistic suite of solutions manages every stage of your guests’ booking journey.

For more information, visit www.siteminder.com.

Total Processing 2020-03-12T10:17:41+00:00

Total Processing is an all in one payment service provider with acquiring partnerships into 300 banks across the globe, offering state of the art processing solutions to merchants and businesses across the world.

Helping hospitality businesses worldwide, Total Processing’s infrastructure of payment engineers and developers work in-house alongside a team of people facing support staff to help drive home 5-star client experiences.

In line with hospitality values, Total Processing delivers on touchstones of quality, efficiency and speed in ensuring consistency within every client experience.  Offering their merchants a variety of payment methods that can be reconciled within their bespoke ‘Total Control’ CRM dashboard, Total Control is future-forward in accommodating client expectations.

Providing Point of Sale machines alongside Virtual terminals, IVR and Recurring Payment services with ease of integration; Total Processing is a provider of Payment Gateways and Merchant Accounts with the network to deliver on great rates and sustained partnerships.

About Total Processing:

In 2015, the founders of Total Processing began their journey in payment processing as merchants seeking out a service that they ultimately came to provide.

Identifying pain points and friction within the market, Total Processing formed to provide leading solutions in payment processing and merchant services – in a sector where risk management and agile gateway solutions were almost non-existent.

Nearly 5 years later, Total Processing is continuing to carry forward decades of experience and expertise in the industry through its bespoke payment solutions over a network of acquirers and facilitation of payment options.

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Zonal 2020-01-03T10:51:40+00:00

Zonal provides a comprehensive, integrated suite of technology solutions to more than 16,000 hospitality and leisure businesses across the UK. With more than 50 partners and third-party partner applications, we offer seamless integrations with a vast range of technology partners.

Using our connected technologies, customers can streamline operations, maximise profits, and maintain complete control and ownership of their customer data. Our powerful integrated technologies allow our customers to enhance their guest experience through connecting and sharing data, giving them one single version of the truth.

We understand that investing in technology systems is often a large commitment for a business, so choosing the right partner is essential. We are a reliable and profitable technology provider that has been in the industry for over 40 years. Zonal promises to deliver expertise and stability for years to come.

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Stenden Hotel Management School 2019-12-17T10:46:53+00:00

With 3,000 associate, bachelor and master students from more than 50 countries and 13,000 alumni worldwide, Stenden Hotel Management School is the largest and most internationally orientated hotel school in Europe. It is the first and only school in the Netherlands to have a European Accreditation for Internationalisation.

Studying here, means learning at one of the most progressive and innovative hotel management schools. We continually encourage our students and ourselves to gain knowledge, develop talents and learn to be agile in a fast-paced and rapidly changing world. You would be studying at a Dutch-founded hotel management school with a global mindset and campuses across continents, our study programmes are English-taught full-time. The hotel school has four campus sites abroad (Bali, South Africa, Thailand and Qatar) and 100 partner universities in more than 30 countries. 60% of our students spend at least one semester outside the Netherlands.

We believe that the world today calls for people who are prepared to give. People who understand the art of making others feel welcome. People who have both leadership as well as service talents. We call this Hostmanship. This is a concept that we have adopted and honed. Hostmanship is at the heart of our programme and goes beyond just hospitality. It is a mentality; a drive to combine a desire to serve, genuine attention and leadership into an inspirational outcome.

Our students will be future-proof game changers in the hospitality industry and beyond a young professional with a solid knowledge base, who can strategically anticipate changes and who has a positive impact on tomorrow’s world.

Amadeus 2019-11-26T15:53:14+00:00

Wherever you find people expanding their horizons and embracing new experiences through travel, you’ll find Amadeus. In addition to supporting global air, rail, cruise and auto travel, our technology elevates the guest experience, drives loyalty, and increases profitability at more than 44,000 hotels and venues in 176 countries worldwide.

Amadeus solutions enrich every step of the guest journey to provide hoteliers with the technology, data, and insight needed to meet the expectations of not only today’s guests, but tomorrow’s as well.

With the acquisition of TravelClick, we support all segments of the hospitality market — from small independent properties to large multinational chains — with the marketing, distribution, and operations solutions needed to acquire, serve, and retain guests while optimising revenue.

In partnership with our customers, we’re creating the next generation of hospitality technology.

We’re shaping the future of travel, and we want you to join us.

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