Top 5 Blogs of 2023

As we bid farewell to 2023, let’s take a moment to revisit the most insightful and impactful blogs that shaped the narrative in the dynamic world of Quantaco. From changes in Industry awards to strategic business moves, here are the top 5 blogs that defined Quantaco’s journey and their profound implications for the hospitality industry.


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September 14th, 2023

The Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) latest decision coming into effect on July 1st will increase Australia’s minimum wage by 8.6% and award workers’ pay by 5.75%. This decision (which can be found in full detail here) is especially impactful for those in the hospitality industry, that have had wages increase by 10% in less than a year, thanks to last year’s 4.6% – 5.2% award increase being deferred until October 2022. 

2. Seeing opportunities for the hospitality industry with Quantaco’s Business Development Manager, Ryan Morris

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August 2nd, 2023

Business Development Manager, Ryan Morris joined our team almost a year ago after a passion for hospitality technology landed him at Quantaco. Having been in hospitality since he was 16, Ryan’s diverse experience spans cafes, restaurants, pubs, nightclubs and bars in Canada, Australia and New Zealand. He has held a variety of roles including front of house, service, operations, and management which means he has a unique perspective to bring to the table when it comes to talking to clients.

3. Quantaco Moves Offices: An Inside Look at The Collaborative New Space

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July 28th, 2023

As our team continues to grow past 40 team members in the Sydney office, we’ve been on the hunt for a new home for Quantaco. And after an extensive search, we finally found one that not only accommodates future growth but allows us to put more of our values like collaboration into practice. After our move, we brought the entire team together for a blessing and ‘office warming’ event. Here’s how we got on…

4. New Food Safety Standards in Australia: What you need to know, and how Star Compliance can help.

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November 11th, 2023

As of the 8th of December 2023, a new food safety standard within the Australian Code will come into effect. This standard is particularly significant for businesses in the food service, catering, and retail sectors that handle unpackaged food ready for consumption. Hotels with bistros and restaurants fall into this category and will need to adapt to the new regulations to stay compliant and mitigate the chance of getting fined. Within this article, we explore the key changes for venues and how Star Compliance can assist hospitality businesses remaining compliant.

5. Questions You Should Be Asking Before You Renew Your Hospitality Insurance

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February 17th, 2023

Insurance renewals come around with great regularity, so why does it always feel like you’re dealing with it last minute? Many owners are missing an opportunity and increasing risk of underinsurance by letting their cover simply ‘roll over’ year-on-year.

As a specialised hospitality broker, we partner with limited insurance companies that provide cover for pubs and other hospitality venues. And as hospitality experts, our singular focus on one industry gives us much deeper insight into what you do and don’t need for your hospitality insurance.