Bondi Pizza streamlines their HR processes

Three months of admin work saved in automated onboarding

Company

Bondi Pizza

About

Bondi Pizza is a restaurant chain operating in four locations across Sydney.

Industry

Hospitality

Company size

400 employees

Meet the Bondi Pizza team

Glen Lees CFO, Bondi Pizza

Glen is one of the founding shareholders of the Bondi Pizza Casual Dining business.

Challenge

Due to the nature of hospitality in Australia and Bondi Pizza locations, there are a number of their employees on various work and working holiday visas. Prior to Flare this meant going through staff files monthly, in each restaurant, to ensure visa information and compliance was up-to-date. And whilst Bondi Pizza pride themselves on compliance around the working rights of their employees, the associated admin caused by this manual process was significant.

Solution

Bondi Pizza know all too well the importance and relationship between overall experience and operating efficiency. Consequentially, they looked to Flare HR to address the Human Resources function of their expanding business. Here’s why they chose Flare:

Visa tracking

The tracking of visas was a time-consuming pain point, which Flare solved for Bondi Pizza by activating the visa tracking feature to specifically cater for their needs. Through the onboarding process Flare helped Bondi Pizza ensure it is now mandatory to upload current visa information. Through this, notifications have been set up to notify Bondi Pizza 60 days before any visa expiry. Bondi Pizza no longer have to go through each employee’s staff file as this is now an entirely automated process. In addition, Bondi Pizza will be notified every three months to double check visa validity through VEVO (Visa Entitlement Verification Online).

Manual processes

Manual processes have been eliminated through automation in Flare. All documentation from onboarding, contracts, policies and compliance, through to off-boarding are entirely automated on the platform. This has also eliminated the risk of human error, which provides significant compliance relief.

Time savings

The associated time savings generated are significant, with these previously manual processes moving online. More importantly, it has enabled the restaurant managers to focus on what they do best: create a beautiful customer dining experience for Bondi Pizza’s growing clientele.

Benefits

Another exciting addition for Bondi Pizza was the Benefits platform, which Flare provides. Through the platform employees gain access to discounts and vouchers for around 500 different retail companies such as supermarkets, retailers, as well as 40% off cinema tickets and much more. They felt this would be engagement, recruitment and retention offering, which aligned nicely with their employee demographic.

“We’re able to focus on the bigger strategic issues, rather than focusing on the small stuff.”

Impact

Igniting change: paving way for a new standard

With over 400 employees across all locations, Bondi Pizza eliminated 8,000 pages worth of paperwork per month, whilst saving 3 months of admin work, by digitising their HR processes. 

How JD Sports and Glue saved $100,000 in onboarding efficiency by using Flare

Glue and JD Sports transformed their manual employee onboarding process into a seamless digital onboarding experience with Flare.

“Flare made a huge difference for us, eliminating the need for back and forth and chasing up paperwork during onboarding.” Jodie Hearne, HR Manager at Glue and JD Sports

Read more customer stories

Launching digital & automated onboarding with Colette

>

Drastic time savings in employee onboarding

>

Get a free demo

See the Flare platform and learn how teams are using Flare for digital onboarding and benefits