Hospo is a new online platform which provides solutions to issues that sometimes seem as if they won’t go away. Founder Piet van de Klundert has previous experience working in and owning hospitality businesses, and describes the Hospo platform as “revolutionary”. As owner of The Learning Place, a NZQA registered training provider, van de Klundert and his team developed the only online Licence Controller Qualification in New Zealand addressing the need for an accessible low-cost high-quality LCQ.

Hospo is a recruitment tool for both employers and job seekers, a rostering platform for managing staff rosters. It can serve as a training platform, with four core compliance training modules; Food Safety/Food Control Plan, Fire Warden and Evacuation, Health and Safety and Safe Service of Alcohol. Each business receives ten of each module to train their staff. Also available is an online chat function for licensed premises regarding licensing issues that require advice. The platform’s two functions of recruitment and training have been translated into Mandarin, Korean and Hindi.

The platform offers a Tool Box of templates, comprising of comprises everything from a standardized job contract, job descriptions, written warnings, performance reviews and many more. It also includes a generic health and safety plan developed for businesses such as bars and cafés that can be tailored by the user.

Businesses pay an annual membership fee of $250.00 to access all the above, but Hospo estimates an annual tangible value to clients of around $7000. This is a huge benefit for hospitality businesses across New Zealand meeting compliance needs and addressing the constant recruitment issues that businesses face.

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