Tip Credit Rules are Changing

Original Post Available Here, Written by Lorrie Ray, Esq., SPHR, Director of Membership Development, Employers Council  The Biden Administration has proposed a change to the tip credit rule, which predominantly impacts restaurants. To start, a little history before detailing the new rule. 80/20 Rule The so-called 80/20 rule has been a longstanding policy since 1988, and […]

Beyond Transactions: Increase Your Bottom Line by Redefining Your POS

written by Arryved Craft breweries are created by visionaries who craft their products and experience, from just a novelty to a destination. They are always pushing the boundaries of what they can do to enhance their guest’s experience to keep them coming back for more. So why shouldn’t their point-of-sale (POS) system do the same, […]

ADA and the Internet

Written By Seth Gardenswartz Hoping to observe COVID quarantine rules, you try to order pizza online for delivery. The buttons you click redirect across the entire website. You see a colorful list of toppings but cannot add the ones you want like garlic and anchovies (they help with the social distancing). When a similar situation was […]

4 Ways to Foil the Aluminum Shortage

330 and 500 ml. aluminum cans,

Written by Saxco Plan ahead. Just like you plan to stock the fridge with your ‘go-to’ Pilsner, things will go much smoother if you plan ahead for your can needs. Saxco can help a brewery forecast, secure inventory, and make sure it has what is needed — when needed. Navigating the can disruption is a […]

The Oyster: Creating an Atmosphere

Tom Hennessy – Owner/Found of Colorado Boy Brewery An oyster is your retail environment. Why an oyster you ask? Because an oyster is its own private world protected by its shell from the outside. It is also a living thing, changing to suit the environment. Alive. The oyster in a retail setting is the environment […]

Options for Retirement Plans – Webinar

COUNTRY Financial provide this webinar as an overview of the different types of Company Sponsored Retirement Plans an Employer can offer to their employees. Workplace Benefits are important to employees, and offering the right type of Retirement Plan is just one way for employers to help attract and retain great employees to help the business grow. […]

2019 New Colorado Employment Laws

A lot happened during Colorado’s 2019 legislative session in relation to employment laws. Our partners Fisher Phillips wrote up a digestible summary of what changed and how it impacts you as a business. You can find the full article here.

Brewing Up Some OSHA Enforcement – Are You Ready?

By Christopher Peterson, Partner, Fisher Phillips An increasing number of local breweries here in Colorado have been inspected within the last couple of weeks as part of OSHA’s continuing Local Emphasis Program (“LEP”) to reduce employee exposure to hazards associated with beverage manufacturing processes in general industry operations. As part of this LEP, OSHA is […]

All Downhill From Here

Article by Brewery Finance Jake Minturn and Doug Hyndman are members of a growing craft beer niche: brewers starting their own companies by taking over existing breweries. In March 2017, the two purchased Parker, Colorado’s Elk Mountain Brewing Company, which had been a town staple for several years. They re-christened the place Downhill Brewing Company and […]

Webinar: R&D Tax Credits

The craft beer industry has grown substantially in the past 5 years and many breweries are missing out on an opportunity for significant tax savings. The activities and expenses you already undertake every day to develop new or improved products, packaging, and brewing or manufacturing techniques can qualify you for the R&D tax credit. The […]