PKL has launched an online advice centre for U-Select, its catering equipment financing service.
The guide already has a number of articles, including the advantages of using a combi oven, understanding single and three phase electrical supply, how renting catering equipment affects your tax bill, hints on buying the best food display for your business and advice on reading and understanding equipment warranties.
The aim is to give U-Select’s customers regular updates including advice and inspiration that will make a real difference in their business day to day.
U-Select has also sought out guest articles from experts in other fields that affect the catering industry, including credit monitoring company Experian, which explains how to achieve a better commercial credit rating, PRS for Music, which clears up common misconceptions on venue music licences, and ice cream machine maker Carpigiani, giving tips on how to make money from an ice cream machine year-round.
U-Select Sales Manager Jon Steward said the new information hub had been inspired by customer questions and the company’s desire to help as many businesses as possible.
“As part of our normal customer service we provide this type of information on a variety of subjects all the time and we realised it would be really useful to lots of businesses, so decided to make it public.
“We have written most of the articles ourselves, using the knowledge and expertise within the company. We’ve deliberately used an easy to understand, friendly style so they are accessible to everyone – new business or seasoned caterer. We’ve also worked with our suppliers and other experts to create more content that we think could help people across the whole catering world, and we’d love to hear what else people want to know.”