26 
Jul

Make Hay While the Sun Shines

Given the heatwave of the last week, using the old saying of making hay while the sun shines might seem dangerous. As we all now know, too much sun is not good. But the saying is…

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28 
Jun

Making Rational Oven Cleaning Easier

Often, we are promised something which will make our lives easier, only for us to be disappointed by the reality.

Which is why we are not going to overhype the changes that will make life easier for school catering…

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31 
May

Saving Cash and Service

With the Jubilee celebrations, you can imagine the week of service phone calls AC Services had last week!

But to be honest being prepared is good. What we’re not looking forward to are the crisis calls during the celebrations. Those times…

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26 
Apr

Celebrating 70 Years of Service

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend is fast approaching to celebrate her 70 years of service to the country and Commonwealth.

She has served longer as the British monarch than Queen Victoria, who managed almost 64 years. And in case it comes…

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29 
Mar

Going Forward

Two years ago, with the onset of the first lockdown, AC Services stopped posting their weekly blog on industry issues affecting their catering clients.

Survival against the changes in the pandemic has been the ongoing critical issue for this industry.

But…

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25 
Jun

4th July Catering Celebration or Bust?

When the Prime Minister announced yesterday that most pubs and catering businesses could re-open or extend beyond a delivery service on 4th July, many in the sector were already wondering how. In the end it will…

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01 
Apr

We’re Still Open for Key Sites

While this will be our last blog for a while due to the impacts of coronavirus, we are still open for key sites with our core crew. If you’ve had…

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23 
Mar

Covid19 and Catering Businesses

No one needs telling that we’re living in desperate times when the government orders the closure of catering businesses.

Those who are offering a takeaway or distribution service are…

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17 
Mar

Coronavirus Impacts

There really is only one topic of conversation at this time – the coronavirus pandemic.

This global issue is everyone’s business and unusually, there is very little solid advice or…

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11 
Mar

The Event Formerly Known as Hotelympia

ExCeL London played host last week to HRC, the industry event formerly known as Hotelympia. Billed as the UK’s most prestigious and largest event for the foodservice and hospitality industry, HRC was split into four…

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