Summer time has officially started. Did you forget to put your clocks forward like I did? I’m glad I am not the only one..
I spent the weekend tidying out cupboards, turning mattresses, sorting out the shed (mainly to find the deckchairs and the BBQ) and having a general ‘spring clean’. We do it at home, but do we ever get round to it at work?
Maybe we ought to be showing the British public we are all open for business. I don’t necessarily mean just banners, but a jolly good clean too. Show them we mean business. We are, after all expecting an influx of business in the lead up to the Olympics, so let’s show our visitors, that we may be small in size, but mighty in hospitality. It might mean a new chalkboard to replace the one that’s been left outside all winter long.
Are you lucky enough to have an outside area for your customers? It could be a few courtyard tables, a full beer garden, or somewhere small and bijoux – lets face it, any outdoors space for people watching, or cyclists & dog walkers to rest their weary feet is worth its weight in gold.
I must admit when I go out to pubs or stay away from home, it is definitely the smaller changes made or the fact they have invested in a new banner, that catches my eye. That and the customer service.. but I think that’s enough for one blog!