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Coffee training quiz

We put a lot of effort into training staff so they can make amazing coffees and it’s easy to assess their practical skills. The real test

Cafe tools

start, run & grow your Coffee shop or Cafe

Start a Coffee Shop
Course

Our 1 day course will teach you everything you need to know about starting a coffee shop or cafe. We answer all your questions and provide lots of sample documents.

Cafe Software

Compete with the chains by using the BEANS app to manage & run your cafe. Manage staff, finances, marketing & day to day operations.

Grow your coffee business

We spend a day with you in your cafe and provide recommendations and a strategy to help you grow your coffee shop or cafe.

starting a coffee shop or cafe hints & tips

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Taking a coffee shop Cashless

It wasn’t too long ago that the majority of payments in a coffee shop were made by cash but contactless changed that. Since it’s introduction it’s

iPad shopwave
Coffee Equipment

iPad till Comparison

We have been using Aireus on our iPads as a till system for the last couple of years. At the point we decided to move to

Aireus iPad epos
Coffee Equipment

Coffee Shop iPad tills

We have been using iPad tills in our emporiums for a couple of years now and that makes us a fairly early adopter of the technology.

Coffee Opinion

Price of coffee

The price of coffee is only going in one direction much like everything else in the world at the moment. Back in March the independent newspaper

City cafe
Coffee Scene

Birmingham Coffee Scene – part 5

Way back in Nov 2011 we blogged that one of Birmingham’s independent coffee shops, Cafe Blend was making the brave move of branching out to Manchester.