Collins Updates: Access Hospitality Suite

As a member of the Access Hospitality family of best-in-class software products, we’ll be making some small aesthetic changes in Collins to make the journey from one Access product to another seamless and coherent. 

From next Tuesday we’ll be changing the current terminology of Venue and Venue Group to Site and Organisation respectively. You’ll also see this change reflected in Access People, Maintain, Procure Wizard and EPoS soon.

This is an exciting change, particularly if you use two or more of our software solutions, as it further unifies your experience of navigating between each product.

Please note: besides the visual change of name, the functionality and usage of any settings will remain the same as usual.

Should you wish to learn more about our Hospitality suite of Products from EPoS, HR & Scheduling and Purchase to Pay, please visit the website here for more details and to request a demo.

Thanks
Team Collins xx

Reduced VAT Rate

“On 8 July 2020, the government announced that it would introduce a temporary 5% reduced rate of VAT for certain supplies of hospitality, hotel and holiday accommodation, and admissions to certain attractions.

This cut in the VAT rate from the standard rate of 20% will have effect from 15 July 2020 to 12 January 2021.”

For more information and to see whether this is applicable to your supplies and services, please view www.gov.uk

In accordance with the temporary rates, we’ve made some changes to our Invoicing/VAT receipt tool, allowing you to apply either the standard or reduced VAT rates to the applicable supplies – you can find all the steps and further details on the Invoicing tool and these changes on this handy guide.

These changes will be going live within Collins first thing on Thursday 16th July 2020

We hope this all helps and if you any questions, please feel free to contact us on collins-support@designmynight.com

Thanks!
Team Collins x

NHS Track and Trace – how you can request guest contact details

To aid compliance with Government Guidelines for reopening your venue on Saturday July 4th and to help the NHS Track & Trace scheme, we’ve been working hard on some changes for you to request and temporarily store the contact details of all guests from every booking. This can be requested at the point of booking and/or added to the booking manually by a user.

Please take some time to read through this handy guide on how to set up Guest contact fields on your widget and where to then view these details on the booking/enquiry.

PLEASE NOTE: prior to these changes, if you have enabled the Kind of booking type to be Guest list. Please make sure to untick this so the booking is treated as a standard booking and not a Guest list booking.

We hope this all helps and if you any questions, please feel free to contact us on collins-support@designmynight.com

Thanks,
Team Collins x