King’s Hill Roaster’s mission is to keep profits moving back into the communities where their coffee beans originated. While benevolent capitalism might seem like an oxymoron, the idea has been gaining traction, if not attention. Read more about how Dan and Melody Hues are blazing trails in the coffee roasting space.
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QuickBooks has lots of customization options already built-in, and the latest version of the software includes customizable bill payment stubs. Add your logo, update billing details, and change the format to create a custom payment stub that can be sent to a single vendor or multiple vendors at once.
When Riviera House opened in October of 2019, General Manager Jeremy McDermott had no way of knowing that before the first quarter of 2020 would draw to a close, his restaurant would face challenges he couldn’t possibly have imagined or planned for. Find out how this Redondo Beach restaurant managed to keep customers coming, maintain staff, and stay in business.
It’s easy to find bad news in the world, even if you don’t go looking for it: hunger, refugees, and catastrophic climate events are just a few. Taken individually or all together, it’s enough to cause feelings of helplessness. So finding an organization that does something to address all these crises and more — while operating at a profit — is a welcome treat. That company is WUNDERgrubs, and they’re changing the world, one mealworm at a time.
Though the residential construction market is booming, it isn’t without its challenges. As a result of the pandemic, building supplies, from windows to lumber, have increased significantly in price and have been in short supply. Despite these issues, Ambria Properties, a residential construction company based out of Greenville, South Carolina, continues to prosper. But this isn’t the first obstacle that Ambria Properties has faced.
Brittany Washington started her business My Beautiful Fluff out of an industry need for plus-sized representation. Like many entrepreneurs, she saw an opening in the market and thought, “If I can’t find it, I’ll create it.” From t-shirts, My Beautiful Fluff expanded into both print-on-demand and manufactured products and has continued to find new ways to grow and reach its audience.
FreshBooks plans start at $15/month. There are three additional pricing plans to choose from that come with additional features and support for more billable clients. Payroll by Gusto, Advanced Payments, and additional team members each have an additional monthly cost.
Ultimately, corporate card accountability can limit the chance of employees making fraudulent purchases. This can save you time and money by limiting needless audits. Additionally, employees may be more honest with their corporate card use if you communicate clearly that every purchase is documented by the company.
Merchant Maverick’s latest report contains a clear finding: customer-facing service jobs easily replaced by technology will disappear at a stunning rate. Seven job categories affected by technological advancements are estimated to drop nearly 20% on average by 2029. This means that roughly one out of every five employees who leaves one of these jobs over the next decade will not be replaced.
The turnover rate in the restaurant industry is notoriously high, and the problem has only grown worse since the COVID-19 pandemic. Finding — and keeping — good help may seem like an impossible task. Fortunately, though, there are ways to reduce your turnover rate, allowing you to find loyal employees that are ready to take your restaurant to the next level.