COVID-19 has impacted our lives for the last two years – but not only in a bad way. Many of us developed healthy lockdown habits and took time to look after our mental health and wellbeing. Let Brigad share ways in which hospitality and healthcare workers can hold on to those beneficial practices in the new post-COVID era.
After 70 years of sitting on the U.K.'s throne, to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, we've highlighted some of the U.K.'s longest-serving hotels, restaurants and pubs.
5 empowering ways in which freelancers take control of their lives and careers: Brigad shares five inspiring ways in which freelance workers in hospitality and health and social care are changing their lives by taking control of their careers.
Brigad’s 8 top tips for adapting to a new organisation and successfully carrying out freelance missions in restaurants, bars, cafés, nightclubs, hospitals, care homes, and clinics.
It used to be traditional to sit down and eat communally, but in busy contemporary lives most adults eat on their own or on the go. Find out why Street Food and Canteen eateries are such a success in the independent city of Manchester.
After a long working day, the last thing we want to do is work more! But, practising good mental health can ensure you rest and disconnect properly.
Self-confidence can be the make it or break it to a freelancing career. Here are our 5 tips to ensure you reap the rewards.
Community, pride, innovation and resilience - why Brigad and Manchester both will continue to make an impact through daring to change the status quo.
Finding staff has been difficult in the industry, but Kenza at Boro Bistro takes the time out of her schedule to explain how Brigad has ensured she has professional staff to continue opening for service, even in the most trying of times.
How Alfresco dining has become integral to the return of the Hospitality industry.
We sat down with Business Developer, Mike, to chat about Life at Brigad and the recent challenges he has overcome with the support of his fellow team.
Brigad’s 4 tips for claiming your place as a woman in the hospitality industry.
The sustainability movement is showing no signs of losing momentum, and there are more trends you can get on board with to optimise your income and online visibility.
As an essential way to preserve our health and our planet, eating organic is no laughing matter. Restaurant owners and chefs, it’s time to update your menus!
In the era where everything is digital, no one can afford to neglect their web presence! Let Brigad explain how you can improve your online brand recognition to give your business a real boost.
Brigad’s tips and tricks for how to make a good impression when starting a new job or mission in the hospitality or healthcare sector.
Nine tips for how to lead a rewarding social life when working unsociable hours - making the most of your time and meeting the demands of a busy life.
Wioletta Nowak from Isabel Mayfair tells us how using Brigad has enabled her permanent staff to take regular breaks and ensure the restaurant remains open for service, despite facing staff shortages and hiring problems over the course of Brexit and COVID-19.
Brigad’s 10 practical tips for achieving your target of going plastic-free in your restaurant or hotel kitchen!
How to plan for the Christmas season of 2021 and what precautions can be taken to optimise your income.
Optimise your resources to ensure the best physical and mental wellbeing practices for your healthcare and hospitality workers.
Brigad presents you with the best technological tools to use in health, social care, and hospitality.
Freelancers: a fast, high-quality HR solution for strengthening teams in the hospitality, health, and social care.
Brigad shares with you 8 tips for limiting staff turnover and overloaded teams in order to retain your employees.
Reinforce or replace your workforce punctually and without commitment: the freelancer, a reliable and quality service.
You can master your finances and deal with your tax on time like a pro. There are so many solutions and things to keep in mind when it comes to finances and saving money for your tax.
A year ago, millions of workers in the hospitality industry had to stop their activity. In this unprecedented and extraordinary context, our study, carried out among 600 independent hospitality workers showed that 70% of them still plan to continue working in the industry.
In our heads, it was clear that it was the right timing to change course and to take the time to heavily invest in our tech.
What is it like to be a self-employed chef today? Clyde, chef working through Brigad for over two years, is talking about being an independent chef in London nowadays.
Whilst shops, bars and restaurants have started to open again, we are still far away from ‘business as usual’. Below we dig with our partner Coconut into the financial support still currently available to self-employed people, small business owners and the hospitality industry as a whole. LAST UPDATE : 25th September 2020
The government has announced a curfew of 10pm for restaurants, bars and pubs from Thursday (24th) with compulsory table service. For hospitality operators, this decision is a major blow for the industry and would need to be followed by support measures from the government. LAST UPDATE : 25th September 2020
This question is as relevant now coming out of the lockdown as it was four years ago when Brexit was voted for by the people. In 2016, EU nationals represented between 12% to 24% of the workforce in the hospitality sector
Valter Bianchi, a chef from Brazil shares his experiences and journey with Brigad
How was business during lockdown? Brigad's users share their stories on how they managed to keep their business afloat and how they anticipated the reopening.
Th UK government has decided to go further to support the hospitality industry - on Wednesday, they announced the decision to cut hospitality VAT to 5% and introduced a new voucher system to encourage people to eat out again.
To assist in the reopening of UK hospitality businesses on the 4th July, four French operators spoke to Brigad to share their insights experienced since their reopening on the 2nd June.
Without waiting for specific guidance from the government for restaurants, pubs & bars to re-open, the industry is acutely aware that reopening is really about winning back confidence of the consumer.
What should you post? How do you do it time efficiently? These easily actionable ideas & tools will provide structure to your social media strategy. As well as providing tips on remaining visible through Covid-19.
Heard of the Lithuanian initiative that's saving their capital's hospitality sector? We have some guardian angels in our industry looking to do the same thing, across the UK.
Since the beginning of the crisis, the government has announced a series of measures to help limited companies, and small and medium-sized businesses directly affected by the Coronavirus crisis.
The current situation has impacted many of the businesses in the UK. Brigad has gathered some information that could potentially help you gain some benefits and advantages in crisis that we are all going through right now.
As announced by the government, restaurants, bars and pubs will stay closed until further notice. Therefore, we have decided at Brigad to launch a new program to support and help hospitality businesses called #HospitalityUnited. This program will gather information and guidance to help you with your business, teams or finances.