Running A Restaurant

The Running A Restaurant small business archive.

Business Ideas & Planning

Opening a restaurant: The key ingredients to start-up success

In this piece, we discuss the most important steps to making your food business dream a reality.

Business Technology

Best restaurant booking systems for small businesses

Having a restaurant booking system can help your business run more smoothly and reduce no-shows. Here are ten of the best

Buying and selling a company

How to negotiate the best deal when selling a restaurant

In partnership with BusinessesForSale.com, here's what you should be thinking about when you're selling a restaurant business

Getting Online

Restaurant website: Things to do and things to avoid

How to create an effective and persuasive website to attract a higher number of visitors to your restaurant?

Business Ideas & Planning

Starting up a restaurant: The considerations

Christian Mouysset and Ronen Givon, the co-founders of Mediterranean restaurant chain Hummus Bros, reveal the main steps entrepreneurs need to consider when setting up a restaurant.

Business Technology

Advice on launching a website for a restaurant or pub

The task of putting a website out can be riddled with challenges, ranging from getting the right message across to effective search engine optimisation. SmallBusiness.co.uk talks to one pub restaurant business about their experience.

Startup Funding and Grants

Sources of funding to open a restaurant

Could you give information on getting a loan? I run a successful pizza takeaway business and am now seeking funds to open a restaurant.

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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Benefits of switching to the right business bank account

We've teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to explain the benefits of switching your business bank account.

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Business Companion: a reliable voice in the misinformation age

Business Companion is a one-stop-shop for accurate and up-to-date legal guidance, whatever sector you’re in — and it’s all completely free