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Hospitality Business Solutions is a Suffolk-based consulting firm that offers a wide range of easy to use excel based template to help grow your business. With the option of buying the templates outright or hiring  our  team to do all the hard work maintaining the template allowing you to focus on your business. 


We offer an  portfolio of professional templates and consulting services that are completely customisable for your business. Whatever your needs may be, we can make it happen.


About Us

HBS offers the comprehensive  capabilities and deep industry knowledge necessary to help you solve the most complex issues of your organisation. We aim to aid hospitality businesses in this difficult time, by exploring how you can better manage your expenses

Why Choose us?

  • Over 45 years industry experience

  • Package tailored to your needs

  • All templates based in excel - no extra software needed

  • Cost effective

  • Friendly team & efficient service

  • Training by our experience team available 

Want to experience the expertise of HBS for yourself? Give us a call today and let’s discuss what we can do for you.

Who are we?

We are a couple of crazy people who decided to start up a hospitality consultancy business during a pandemic. This was down to our passion for the industry and based on the amount of hours spent searching for excel spreadsheets to help grow the businesses we worked with.

To meet the team click here.

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We offer a bespoke service tailored to your businesses requirements

Hospitality Business Solutions exists to solve the critical issues facing our clients, both large and small. Our unique approach is not only what differentiates us, but also what makes us successful. We provide a broad range of services and solutions to help your organisation facilitate change, achieve your vision and optimise performance and productivity.

After spending countless hours searching for templates and software that could help businesses manage their cost control, HBS was created to offer that very service, specifically focusing on a simple stocktaking spreadsheet template and a recipe costing allergens template where the allergens are automatically worked out,.

We are currently offering the following bundles:

For a free trial version of our bundles please email us at info@hb-solutions.co.uk

Below is a brief overview of the services we offer. To see our prices head to our pricing page.

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Recipe Costing and Allergens

Recipe costing allows you to ensure that all the products you offer are making you money and this is an area that is often under utilised.

Our recipe costing & allergens bundle allows you to easily cost your recipes and produce recipe specification sheets for your employees to follow and ensure consistency across your products.

Our bundle also includes an allergens chart template  that can be printed out for your customers, saving you time.

For more information on our recipe costing and allergen bundle click here

We also offer a service where we will data populate and maintain this workbook  for you taking away all the hard work. More information is located on our Recipe Costing and Allergens Page.  

Hospitality Cost Control

In the hospitality industry cost control is extremely important because it is the practice of identifying and reducing business expenses to increase profits and it starts with a budgeting process. A budget allows businesses to compare actual financial results, with the budgeted expectations and allows the management to take action if the costs are higher than the budgeted figures.

Purchasing is an  essential part of the hospitality industry cost controlprocedures, keeping track  of your purchasing ensures your spending does not spiral out of control and you are only spending money where it is need. 

Our purchasing bundle allow you to track purchases in real time by invoice, supplier or product with a handy summary sheet to track all purchase costs

For more information on our purchasing bundle click here.

We also offer the option where we can look after your purchase tracking for you. Speak to a member of our team for more information or visit our hospitality cost control page.

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Stocktaking is the most under utilised tool within most businesses.

Stock Control  allows you to keep an accurate track of the physical stock you have, what’s been sold, and what hasn’t. It is all about finding any discrepancies between the physical stock to what the report says. You can get a full overview by what’s gone through the tills, calculating wastage and allowances, what’s been wasted, and what has been given away as complimentary

Stocktaking also allows you to see if there’s a significant discrepancy between what you think you should have and what you actually have, this can help highlight problems including theft and shrinkage issues.

Need help with your stock control? Stocktaking companies can be expensive, at HBS we look to offer a service to fit your needs. Our stocktaking team can help you whether you need regular, quarterly or yearly stocktaking or a customisable stock control excel template download we can help.

We offer two stock control bundles:

The Basic Stock Control Bundle

In this bundle you can input your stock count,  track wastage and view your gross profit and gross profit margin for the stock period. 

The Advanced Stock Control Bundle

Can do everything that the basic bundle can do however it also allows you to work out your theoretical stock holding allowing you to check for discrepancies.

For more information on the services we offer click here 

or visit our stock control page.

COVID-19 Strategy Planning

In light of the every changing economic situation and COVID-19 regulations, having a plan has never been more important.

It is a sad reality that COVID-19 will be affecting our industry for sometime as there is currently no end in site to the spread. The impact that COVID-19 has had on our industry is as deadly as the virus itself, with people cancelling, requesting refunds and limited new bookings coming in.

In order to cope with this crisis business need to be looking into ways to help them survive, these should include:

  • Implementing cost control

  • Adopting technology and automation

  • Focusing on staff training

In the current situation the most important thing is to survive.

Making it even more important to plan for the future, HBS can help with this whether you need help diversifying your business or managing your current costs, we can put together a package that will suit your business needs.

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