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10 WAYS TO OPTIMISE SPACE AND MAXIMISE REVENUE USING MOBILE ROOM DIVIDERS

Turn an overly big space lacking intimacy into two or three private function rooms in an instant without the need for any construction. Create flexible, movable information boards for members and guests. Cordon off certain areas of your venue if under maintenance without ruining the aesthetic of your club. Mobile room dividers do all this […]

SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY TAKES THE CLASS ROOM INTO YOUR CLUB

With the rise and rise of elevated offers that Clubs are providing in today’s vibrant hospitality industry, staff development has never been more critical. CHP School of Hospitality has identified an industry need for taking their accredited training on the road, customising training plans in consultation and delivering it on-site at your Club. By engaging […]

SHORTLIST REVEALED: 2019 EAT DRINK DESIGN AWARDS

The annual Eat Drink Design Awards celebrate excellence and innovation in the design of hospitality venues of all scales and types, as well as retail environments for the sale of food and beverages and their visual identities. “This shortlist is a survey of the exceptional quality and diversity in the design of our region’s hospitality […]

INDEPENDENT BREWERIES EXPANDING ACROSS SYDNEY AS BUSINESS BOOMS

Independent breweries are opening at a rapid clip all around Australia, but Sydney’s inner west – Marrickville in particular – has well and truly established itself as the country’s beer capital. Add in the numerous farther-flung breweries such as Modus Operandi in Mona Vale and Riverside in Parramatta, and it’s clear just how good we […]

HOW DISENGAGED EMPLOYEES AFFECT YOUR BOTTOM LINE

According to a recent Gallup State of the Workplace Survey, only 33% of employees are engaged at work, which means 67% of our employees are checked out. According to Gallup, “Employee engagement is the outcome of actively engaging employees through a strategy that drives improvement.” The difference between an engaged employee and a non-engaged employee […]

SPOTLIGHT ON MORGAN STEWART

1. Your name, your club and your position. Morgan Stewart, CEO of Club Taree 2. What is your biggest or has been your biggest challenge with the club and your role? I’ve invested time in working with the board to have not only an agile strategic plan but then actually implementing those directional changes in […]

CLUB RENOVATIONS & ASSET RENEWAL: KNOWING YOUR NUMBERS

When a more sophisticated asset holder, like a club, decides to delve into a major renovation or renew the clubs assets for the first time, they often miss some important numbers that can make or break the project. We asked Anna Porter of Suburbanite Asset Advisory to delve deeper into this topic for us.   […]

IGT BUBBLE BLAST – GAME LONGEVITY AND STRONG NET PROFIT

In some clubs the percentage of hold and spin style games is well above 25% and growing, but this is also impacting the net hold in gaming. Increases in turnover are often achieved at the expense of a declining net profit. Additionally, smaller players are getting burnt on these games too quickly and not enjoying […]

LEGAL PROTECTIONS FOR MATURE WORKERS

The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) released a new fact sheet on legal protections for mature workers in Australia, outlining the national and state laws that protect mature workers from discrimination and uphold their right to seek flexible work arrangements. It also addresses the way workplace health and safety laws can be […]