Health Care Requirements and Deadlines

By David Heather Regional Vice President, The Householder Group Beginning Jan. 1, 2014, individuals and employees of small businesses will have access to insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) health insurance exchanges (Exchanges). Open enrollment under the Exchanges will begin on Oct. 1, 2013.  ACA requires employers to provide all new hires and […]

Controlling Liquor Cost

By Robert P. Kiley Chief Executive Officer, Restaurant Accounting Services Most restaurateurs know how to control their liquor cost. However, due to the fact that some of the “controls” can be cumbersome and time-consuming, the key controls are often skipped, and costs skyrocket. Industry studies consistently show that 25 to 30 percent of a bar’s […]

Defending Your Bottom Line

By Russ Bubas President, Data Quest, LTD You may be going out of business and not even know it. Every restaurateur and bar owner is cautioned against silent partners. Over the thirty years we’ve been in business, we’ve encountered literally thousands of them, some of whom have actually put the owners out of business. Some […]