Building Health and Safety Culture for Everyone's Benefit

Posted by Seline McNamee on Sep 2, 2016 10:32:22 AM

Since the introduction of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, concerns have been raised that the emphasis on the punitive measures of the new legislation isn’t doing anything to actually make our workplaces safer.

Experts in the industry are concerned that a fear of the consequences of failing to obey the law to the letter means that businesses are only aiming to meet the minimum Health and Safety requirements. Focusing on the benefits to everyone of a holistic Health and Safety Culture in the workplace would be a better goal.

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Compliance training: What is the best solution?

Posted by Seline McNamee on Aug 25, 2016 11:37:58 AM

Compliance training is essentially the process of educating new and existing employees on rules, regulations and policies that apply to their job responsibilities and presence onsite.

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Online Induction Training for New Employees

Posted by Seline McNamee on Aug 12, 2016 2:15:03 PM

Starting a new job is a rewarding and challenging time for a new employee. The employee’s excitement about the new role is often accompanied by confusion about what is expected of them and the processes of the job, which can be incredibly frustrating. As these first few days leave a lasting impression, it’s important to limit the confusion and frustration as much as possible, which is where a good induction program comes into play.

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The Importance of Health and Safety Training in Hospitality

Posted by Aaron Leggett on Jun 1, 2016 10:51:54 AM

Managers in the hospitality industry have difficult challenges to meet when it comes to: employee retention, training, and meeting high health and safety standards. The high turnover rate of employees and other factors we'll discuss, contribute to these overall challenges. In order to gain insight into this, let's discuss 4 factors showing the importance of health and safety training in the hospitality industry.

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The Importance of Providing Onboarding Content to New Staff

Posted by Aaron Leggett on May 20, 2016 1:15:06 PM

Engaging with new employees needs to be at the forefront of your hiring process. It is hard enough to retain top-tier talent in a competitive job market as it is, so making new hires feel at home is of paramount importance. The most effective way to do this is to put together a comprehensive onboarding plan for them to get acquainted with. This is the quickest way to get new hires up to speed on all of the important things, such as procedural and operational practices, as well as the smaller things that have a big impact on morale and productivity such as office culture.

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3 Great Features to Help Build Online Compliance Training with Intuto

Posted by Aaron Leggett on May 17, 2016 4:17:45 PM

Training managers used to (and still do) dream of an easier and more effective way to build and conduct compliance training. Well, their dreams have now come true with an innovative solution called Intuto! To help explain, let's look at 3 great features you can use to help easily build online compliance training with Intuto.

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How the 'Health and Safety at Work Act' Affects the Hospitality Industry

Posted by Aaron Leggett on May 10, 2016 11:33:08 AM

With the recent changes in the Health and Safety at Work Act getting a bit of news lately, we thought we should take a good look at the implications of Health & Safety Act changes for the hospitality industry.

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Online training with Intuto

Posted by Aaron Leggett on May 5, 2016 10:57:00 AM

Intuto was designed to make online training simple and affordable for small to medium sized businesses. We want to help you deliver content to your staff to educate your workforce and enable a more professional, safer experience to your customers.

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Hospitality NZ - Create your own Online Compliance Training

Posted by Aaron Leggett on May 3, 2016 10:03:15 AM

When you think of training, the LCQ or other NZQA certificates may come to mind, but what about compliance training, staff induction or health and safety? This sort of training is crucial to the successful running of your business and doesn’t have to be expensive - in fact can end up saving you time and money. Hospitality NZ have partnered with Intuto to help New Zealand business' achieve this at an affordable price.

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Online Training vs. the Traditional Employee Handbook

Posted by Aaron Leggett on May 2, 2016 9:17:18 AM

An employee handbook is a requirement for any business, even small to medium, informal companies. While you're not legally obligated to create one, having all the rules written in one place and going over them with each new employee can help reduce misunderstandings -- and even lawsuits -- if there's a problem in the future.

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