5 big problems of running a restaurant

Do you know the key reasons why your food business is underperforming?

Growing a restaurant business is exciting, but it’s hard work too, and riddled with risks and complexity.

This guide will reveal the key issues which restaurant/café owners face without realising the negative impact it has on the restaurant’s profit, cash flow and the consumption of valuable staff time.

In this guide, you will discover how to:

  • Increase profit margins
  • Manage the cash flow so it is stable and healthy
  • Save valuable staff time
  • Take advantage of tax-saving opportunities

This guide provides you with a clear plan of action to improve the financial performance of your restaurant and grow your business.


Phool Ashraf has been working in the accountancy industry for over a decade.

Over the past 10 years, she has seen, first hand, the journeys and challenges of many restaurants/cafés from startup, right through to a successful business. Furthermore, the experience of starting and establishing her own firm has given her invaluable experience and opportunity to recognise the real problems business owners encounter when they start their businesses.

Whilst working closely with restaurateurs, Phool has identified the core problems of restaurant businesses and has developed a clear plan of action to overcome those problems.