Catering to your clients every whim becomes second nature in the hospitality industry but with such a demanding career, event catering can become all-consuming and quickly lead to overwhelm.
Pocket PA was created to help every self-employed caterer take care of their work “admin-stuff’ on the go from their phone, tablet or computer.
It’s a powerful web-based app that manages all your clients, appointments, catering invoicing and accounts and totally takes the stress and overwhelm out of working for yourself and running a busy mobile catering business.
As a catering contractor it’s vital that you run a tight diary to make sure there are no double bookings. Catering appointments can easily be scheduled in to the slick colour-coded Pocket PA calendar so it’s quick and easy to see exactly where you need to be on any given date.
It’s also possible to run an online booking system which integrates into your website or social media pages so your clients can see when you may have free slots to meet them or cater for an upcoming event.
Understand your finances instantly with colour coded dials to see how much you're earning every week, month & year
Pocket PA, made with love by a mum for her daughter, aiming to help all other like minded microbusiness owners work smarter, not harder
Take card payments within the app using Stripe, so you'll get paid faster. No card reader needed
Appointment Reminders and Thank you messages to minimise no shows & forgotten appointments
Let your clients book through your website or Facebook/Instagram page to take bookings anytime
Manage all your business admin in one place with everything jargon free - Eliminate overwhelm today
Snap, sort and store receipts to the cloud, so nothing is ever lost and everything can be claimed for
Customise your diary with beautiful colours to help you see exactly what you are doing each day, week & month
Eliminate your carbon footprint using a digital app that requires no paperwork mountains or deforestation to run your business
All data is securely backed up on the cloud and accessed using encrypted password protection
Free ‘helper’ apps (UK only) give you full appointment overview and directions using Google Maps & Waze
Sign up, no card details needed, then low cost affordable subscription with no tie-ins & 100% TAX DEDUCTIBLE
The app gives directions between appointments & tracks all your business mileage - simple, quick & easy.
See who still owes you money at the click of ONE button and track all missing payments instantly.
Having the data for your accountant is simple as you can set the app to get info sent to your inbox as a spreadsheet.
Tracking your income as a hospitality manager is important so you know exactly what you are earning each week, month or year. Pocket PA as a clear income dial which can show you what’s your earnings will be based on all the bookings you’ve taken and have scheduled in.
Recording your business expenses is another specialty of the app and it’s easy to snap, sort and store all your receipts in one place which are saved on the cloud for easy access 24/7.
Pocket PA also gives you a clear overview of the financial health of your business with a net income dial that streamlines your income and expenses to show your overall profit. It’s very easy to understand so you won’t need a maths degree what numerous online tutorials to work out anything complicated!
There is even one red button which you can press, and it gives you a list of all the clients who have not yet paid in full, so it’s easy to identify who still owes you money.
Getting paid faster once you have delivered your event is crucial to keep cash flow optimized. Pocket PA lets you send a personalised invoice by email to your client with a clickable link that allows them to make a payment directly into your account which then gets logged onto your income dial.
Regaining your work life balance by using Pocket PA means it’s not just your clients who can enjoy life in the fast lane.