How to cut costs in your restaurant

22 January 2020

Cutting costs can be a daunting task, but when it comes to the hospitality industry, most businesses simply cannot afford to be lazy when it comes to crunching the numbers.

Margins can be tight, and failing to accurately account for costs can erode your profits.

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How to do market research

16 January 2020

You want the market to spend money with your business – repeatedly. Make that an easy decision for them by finding out precisely what they need from you.

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Does your Privacy Policy cut the mustard?

14 January 2020

Clubs have always been required to maintain a register of members, providing your name, date of birth and contact details is part and parcel of joining a club and maintaining your membership. Most clubs have a privacy statement as part of their membership application form and this has served us well for some time, however, as the world of data collection, storage and sharing has grown in complexity so to has the need for clubs to consider their approach to privacy.

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6 resolutions every club should be looking to make

8 January 2020

Almost everyone will have been asked by now “so, what are your New Year’s resolutions?” Typically, they involve “exercising more”, “taking more time for yourself”, “spending more time with family”, “travelling more”. Besides these personal resolutions, now is the time to think about the New Year’s resolutions for your club. A resolution after all, is a decision to do something differently to bring about positive change.

Each club will have its own unique resolutions for the year, but to help you we have compiled 6 resolutions that every club should be looking to make;

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Lack of work no barrier to reinstatement

8 January 2020

The Employment Court has granted interim reinstatement to an employee who was dismissed on the grounds of redundancy despite his employer arguing that there was no role for the employee to be reinstated to

Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories Limited (Genesys) operates from two offices, one in Auckland and one in Wellington. Mr Scott was employed in April 2014 as a Senior Principal Solutions Consultant, spending 10% of his time working with Auckland and Australia based Account Executives, and 90% of his time with Wellington based Account Executives.

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Matamata Club - Trainee Manager

7 January 2020

Matamata Club Inc has gained recognition as a very successful local entertainment and leisure facility with over 100 years of community involvement. The Club is currently offering an exciting challenge for an energetic, result oriented Club Trainee Manager who will be capable of leveraging off the Club’s successes in the hospitality / Club industry where they provide quality services to a large and diverse membership.

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Matamata Club - Bar Person

7 January 2020

Are you experienced in hospitality and looking for a new challenge whilst taking pride in the providing excellent service? Are you able to work nights and weekends?

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The Australian Fires - How we can help our neighbours

6 January 2020

It is fair to say that our Australian Friends are not far from our thoughts at present.  The fire season started early this summer, but it has since escalated with the rising Summer temperatures, and the lack of rain.

We have had a few clubs reach out to us asking how they could help or where donations could be directed.  We have been in touch with our friends over at ClubsNSW and have provided an options for clubs.  We have also pulled together some suggestions for individuals and members looking to donate.

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The Mangawhai Club - Catering Contractor Wanted

5 January 2020

The Mangawhai Club is a member’s club situated in the heart of magical Mangawhai a picturesque coastal township on the east coast of the North Island an hour north of Auckland.

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Hamilton Combined Returned Services Club - Secretary/Manager

26 December 2019

The Hamilton Combined Returned Services Club (Inc) is seeking to appoint a Secretary/Manager who can show strong leadership and management skills.

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Gambits Newsletter - December 2019

19 December 2019

I marked six months as Director Gambling Regulatory System on December 5, while attending the National Association of Gambling Studies Conference in Hobart. The theme of the conference was “Intersections: where new technologies inform traditional practices and boundaries are blurred between gambling, gaming, risk-taking and behavioural addictions”. The presentations, panels and informal conversations reinforced my own observation that gambling is changing at a rapid pace worldwide and across the different modes, and that it is important for us all to keep our heads up and eyes out as to what the future might bring.

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Updated Reciprocal Rights Posters

18 December 2019

With Christmas and New Year's Holidays just around the corner, many club members will be getting ready for their annual getaways to visit friends, family, their favourite holiday spots and no doubt visit other clubs along way.

We have updated the downloadable reciprocal rights posters for you to display in your clubs reminding members about reciprocal rights and the Clubs New Zealand app. The posters feature QR codes which when scanned will provide members more information on reciprocal rights and access to download the app.

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Get your hands on the future

With the Clubs New Zealand App

Get your hands on the future with Clubs New Zealand's App which can be downloaded on both Apple and Android.  The Clubs New Zealand App is all about helping you get more out of your membership. As a member of a club you can access any of our network of 300 member clubs as a reciprocal visitor and visiting a club is a breeze with the new digital membership card.


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