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What is CMMS maintenance software?

A Computer Maintenance Management System (or CMMS) centralises all daily maintenance processes and operations. It enables manufacturing businesses to digitally manage maintenance and optimises asset and equipment management, communication, work orders and maintenance reporting. Providing insight reporting software, a CMMS organises information about all operations to provide you with more information about your business than you’ve ever had before.A CMMS Provides:Maintenance ManagementCarry...

What is MTFB and MTTR?

MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) and MTTR (Mean Time To Repair) are both significant manufacturing metrics for determining the availability of a machine or piece of equipment. However, there are differences between the two and how they can provide indicators for the efficiencies of processes in your business.

How does CMMS software cut maintenance costs?

Improving maintenance operations to positively affect the bottom line is hard. Regardless of whether you’re running a large factory or a smaller scale operation, adopting automatic processes are clearly needed to carry on being competitive. Read this blog find out how CMMS software cut maintenance costs.

Risk Management: Five steps from the Health and Safety Executive

It goes without saying risk assessments are imperative under health and safety laws and failure to adhere to them could result in an offence. Essentially, they have been created to make sure employers make the workplace as safe as possible for employees. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have created 5 steps to follow which will help you. Identify the hazards The first thing to do is to know what hazards there are and the best way to do this is to scope out the workplace and identify...

Why using excel spreadsheets is bad for your audits

Many businesses have reservations when it comes to changing how they do their audits. It usually goes somewhere along the lines of thinking the current process isn’t broke, so why fix it? It does what it needs to do. And why spend money that does something they already do? The simple answer is because it does it better. And the benefits to be gained from doing so are substantial.  Reporting is hard work We’ve all been there, exporting data from an excel spreadsheet can be both time consuming...

Exciting updates to our web and native apps

We’re delighted to share news of our latest software update following months of hard work from our development team. With tons of new features, a complete rewrite of our web and native apps and a focus on making everything faster and easier we can’t wait for customers to try it. Click the title to find out more.

Our 5 favourite restaurant movie scenes

The lights are on, the red carpet has been unrolled and the stars are out for the 2020 movie season. However, the debate in our office hasn’t been about whether 1917 is better than Joker or if Ricky Gervais’s jokes in his role as host of the Golden Globes went too...

Will we, won’t we leave the EU? Resourcing solutions for whatever happens next.

With approximately 3m people are employed to serve drinks, make beds, check-in guests, cook food and welcome customers, 62,000 recruits per year, come from the EU. KPMG warns that by 2029, the hospitality sector could face a total recruitment gap of over 1m workers, with Brexit looming, where can the service industry source good candidates from to fill the gap?

Top Tips on Tipping: What Should Restaurants Do With Gratuities?

Let’s talk about tipping. A tip-top subject or does it tip your patience scales? It may seem like a relatively minor subject in terms of restaurant operations. After all, you’ve bigger picture staffing, payroll, inventory, reservations and quality issues to worry about. But how you distribute gratuities is the tip of the employee satisfaction iceberg. Getting it wrong could even be the tipping point in relationships between you and your front-of-house employees.

FAM Trips: The Dos & The Don’ts

For the hospitality industry, familiarisation trips are a key part of the year for third-party travel agents and event bookers. After all, how can we expect a third-party company to sell a hotel if they don’t know know the area as well as the hotel itself? It’s no...

OpsBase to exhibit at Hotel and Spa Tech Live

With hotels proving to be among the keenest of our hospitality customers right now, we will at Hotel and Spa Tech Live (part of Hotel 360) next week at ExCeL London, ready to show off our operations and workforce platform to all the forward-thinking hoteliers we’ll see there.

7 characteristics of a magnificent night manager

Owls, foxes, bats… certain animals don’t only come out at night, but they thrive when the sun goes down. Humans, typically, are not amongst them. However, some roles require midnight martyrs to keep things ticking over when the sun goes down. Step forward the night manager: the overlooked hero of hospitality.

How important is the food when eating out?

A recent report – based on in-depth interviews with two thousand Brits – found that only 5% of people now identify the quality of the food as the main reason to eat out. So why and how can it be that a nation of supposed foodies, eating out in vast numbers, rarely do it for the love of food itself?

Are delivery companies like UberEats good for restaurants?

Should restaurants be thinking about the food delivery market? The market itself is fast-growing, customers are demanding more flexibility, and growing economies mean more small diners popping up and crowding the marketplace. But is it something restaurants need to take part in or else be left behind, or something they can safely ignore?

UK pub numbers grow for first time in a decade

A man walks into a pub. It’s the year 2000. As he looks around, he sees and smells things which are familiar to him. A room that’s cramped or snug depending on the size of your jumper. Frosted windows grabbing just enough light for you to see the curves of a pint...

What is CMMS maintenance software?

A Computer Maintenance Management System (or CMMS) centralises all daily maintenance processes and operations. It enables manufacturing businesses to digitally manage maintenance and optimises asset and equipment management, communication, work orders and maintenance reporting. Providing insight reporting software, a CMMS organises information about all operations to provide you with more information about your business than you’ve ever had before.A CMMS Provides:Maintenance ManagementCarry...

What is MTFB and MTTR?

MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) and MTTR (Mean Time To Repair) are both significant manufacturing metrics for determining the availability of a machine or piece of equipment. However, there are differences between the two and how they can provide indicators for the efficiencies of processes in your business.

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