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1. WO2014175828 - AN ONLINE PORTAL FOR ALLOCATING PERSONNEL

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CLAIMS

1 . An online portal specifically for allocating personnel, the portal including:

a criteria matching module hosted on at least one computing device, the criteria matching module being configured for matching at least one personnel to a user's preference; a reservation module hosted on the at least one computing device, the reservation module being configured for the user to reserve at least one personnel provided for selection by the criteria matching module; and

a payment module hosted on the at least one computing device, the payment module being configured for retrieving data from both the criteria matching module and the reservation module to determine a cost payable by the user.

2. The online portal of claim 1 , further including:

a rate calculation module hosted on at least one server, the rate calculation module being configured for determining a first fee payable to the at least one personnel; and

a feedback module hosted on at least one server, the feedback module being configured for receiving post session ratings from both the user and the at least one personnel.

3. The online portal of either claim 1 or 2, wherein the criteria matching module is also configured to match the at least one personnel's skills with the user's requirements.

4. The online portal of any one of claims 1 to 3, wherein the reservation module is also configured to contact the at least one personnel using at least one communication channel.

5. The online portal of any one of claims 1 to 4, wherein the payment module is also configured to determine a second fee for a host of the online portal.

6. The online portal of any one of claims 1 to 5, wherein the at least one computing device includes a single server.

7. The online portal of any one of claims 2 to 6, wherein the payment module is also configured to make payment to the at least one personnel.

8. The online portal of claim 7, wherein the payment is made after both the user and the at least one personnel inputs ratings to the feedback module.

9. The online portal of any one of claims 1 to 8, wherein the personnel is selected from a group consisting of: healthcare professionals, cleaners, bodyguards, sports massage therapists, gardeners, and food catering staff.