Employee theft is far too common, and often difficult to detect. In fact, with employee theft racking up $15.5 billion per year in losses annually for owners, loss prevention should be a top priority. SpeedLine installation and training specialist Chris Clark’s hands-on experience as a bartender gave him an insider view of some of the tricks restaurant staff use to steal. Today, he shares these pointers on what to look for, and how to prove your suspicions.
Beyond inventory and labor, there’s a hidden cost every restaurant operator has to deal with: the lost opportunity cost of empty seats (or a silent phone). And unfortunately, great food and service don’t always guarantee a full house. Today, we take another look back at On Point with one of our most popular reads: 10 Ways to Boost Restaurant Profits with Technology you Already Have.
Choosing a point of sale system can be challenging for any restaurant company. A POS partner can have a major impact on your business over the long term, so understanding your business needs is the first step. Today we’re taking a look back at one of our favorite On Point posts: 8 Must-Haves in an Effective Restaurant POS.
For one SpeedLine user, the tracking capabilities of a new POS system paid off quickly. Just Pizza owner Wayne Rempel used the notable activity reports from his POS system with security cameras to catch a repeat offender, and it only took a day. Continue reading for Wayne’s story on how his restaurant point of sale software helped him catch a thief.
Careful monitoring of your staff is key for tracking, accountability and detecting fraudulent behaviour. But what if you could prevent it from happening in the first place? Keeping employees accountable can be a struggle, no matter how trustworthy you feel your employees are. Read on for tips on how setting employee restrictions in your restaurant point of sale software can provide better tracking and accountability for your employees.
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