Electrical Safety in Music Venues

Posted on: March 19, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

Music venues may be havens for fans of the latest pop sensation or storied rock group, but for those who run the venues, they present a number of liabilities and safety risks. Because of the huge amount of power consumption that goes into a single show through things like lighting and sound, music venue operators […] Read More

Posted in: Live Music Venue

How to Ensure Musician Safety in Venues

Posted on: March 11, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

Concerts are great places for music fans to come together to hear some of their favorite bands and singers play great tunes. But the music venue where these concerts are held can pose a number of potential risks, not only for those attending the concert, but the talent on stage, which brings music venue safety […] Read More

Posted in: Live Music Venue

Sound Safety in Live Music Venues: How Loud is Too Loud?

Posted on: March 4, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

Some concertgoers love it when their favorite band turns their speakers up to 11, causing a pulse to go through the music venue. But for some people, high sound levels can present a major risk. This is because of the effect that high volume may have on hearing and because of the high levels of […] Read More

Posted in: Live Music Venue

Franchising: The Greatest Challenges

Posted on: February 19, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

For those looking to step into or expand their reach in the world of franchising, the opportunity is nothing short of exciting. The idea of starting and profiting from a successful franchise business can get the creative ideas floating, but this should come with plenty of caution. While it’s exciting to think about, it’s important […] Read More

Posted in: Franchise Select

How Restaurants Should Handle a Recall

Posted on: February 13, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

For restaurants, having a recall set in motion can be one of the most–if not the most–devastating things that can happen to it. No matter the size of the restaurant or brand name status, a recall can completely sink consumer confidence and open the door to plenty of financial, legal, and reputational risks. Last year, […] Read More

Posted in: Restaurant Insurance

Wage Theft Lawsuits in the Restaurant Industry

Posted on: February 5, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

Wage theft has always been an issue in the service industry as restaurant workers lose millions each year because of this issue. On a greater scale, the Economic Policy Institute estimates that $15 billion is lost just to minimum wage violations each year in all sectors combined. From tip skimming to underpayment to illegal deductions, […] Read More

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Restaurant Accessibility: Don’t Forget About the Gift Cards

Posted on: January 22, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

Restaurant gift cards have been rising in popularity among holiday shoppers over the years and it doesn’t seem to be trending down at any point. And while some people are opting for digital gift cards where recipients can use that value online, especially for mobile food ordering, using the cards at a restaurant is still […] Read More

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Wage and Hour Lawsuits: A Rapidly Rising Restaurant Risk Exposure

Posted on: January 15, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

One of the hot button issues that have been debated about on stage at recent democratic presidential debates is the topic of the country’s approach to minimum wage. Currently, the federal minimum wage in the United States sits at $7.25/hour, compared to a $15/hour proposal by candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT). The one industry in […] Read More

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Burn Injury Liability in Restaurants

Posted on: January 8, 2020 by RMS Hospitality

In 1994, fast food giant McDonald’s found itself at the center of a major lawsuit stemming from something seemingly small: a really hot cup of coffee. The complaint arose from a customer who claimed they were severely burned from the temperature of a cup of coffee served to them at McDonald’s. However, the claimant was […] Read More

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Protecting the Hospitality Industry Against Gas Hazards

Posted on: December 18, 2019 by RMS Hospitality

For restaurants, bars, and cafes, getting a bad Yelp review or unfavorable local social media buzz can cut into the flow of business and the potential for new customers to come in. From undercooked food to rude wait staff to claims related to slips and falls or burnt tongues, no restaurant can afford bad press. […] Read More

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