Retention should be your priority in 2022 - 2022 - Wattsnext Group

Retention should be your priority in 2022

‘Forecast inflation increases will add wage pressure in an already candidate tight market’  After attending a QLD Leaders industry expert lunch recently, I couldn’t stop thinking about retention, retention, retention.  An economist at the lunch predicted a 4.25% inflation figure (a big jump from almost nothing over the past 2 COVID years). Inflation has been low the last few COVID-19 …

 International Women's Day 2022 - 2022 - Wattsnext Group

 International Women’s Day 2022

Privilege is power when used to support and empower others! Thank you, Business Chicks Australia for having us at this year’s International Women’s Day #BreakTheBias event in Brisbane! Our team takeaway’s from the day was “Our opportunities don’t match our internal narratives” – Kemi Nekvapil. Message from Ben Watts, CEO of wattsnext Group Happy International Women’s Day to the magnificent current female members of the …

Queensland Leaders March 2022 - 2022 - Wattsnext Group

Queensland Leaders March 2022

Ben and Anita attended the March Queensland Leader event held at Brisbane City Hall. As usual, we spent the initial part of the night mentoring a couple of businesses as part of the Expert Mentoring Sessions. Being a Queensland Leaders industry expert means that each month we get to share our experience, small business knowledge and practical advice with awesome …

FAQ for Navigating the Floods / Natural Disasters / Inclement Weather - 2022 - Wattsnext Group

FAQ for Navigating the Floods / Natural Disasters / Inclement Weather

Australians, particularly businesses within the South East Queensland region, are currently experiencing natural disasters, including floods and severe storms. These weather conditions have impacted many businesses’ operations due to damage, impacted road conditions and work available for their staff. It is crucial to understand what obligations and options you have as an Employer in navigating these circumstances with regard to …

End of Year Celebration Do's & Dont's - 2022 - Wattsnext Group

End of Year Celebration Do’s & Dont’s

The end of 2021 is just around the corner. Let the celebrations begin! Hopefully, the Pandemic is ready to give us some rest, but it has been another challenging year, and Christmas may not be a jolly time for everyone. So this is a great opportunity to connect with your staff one on one and make sure they are okay …

New and Middle Management Series

In our 4th webinar of the New and Middle Management Series, Clint will discuss what delegation is all about and provide some frameworks on how to delegate. You may remember that in our first session of the series, we have mentioned that as a manager, you should give up the doing to move more and more into the managing of people …

Stay safe at home, except for essential reasons

Southeast Queensland is going into a lockdown starting at 4pm Saturday 31st July til 4pm Sunday 8th August. The lockdown restrictions will be reviewed over the weekend. Anyone in the affected areas will be required to stay at home except for essential reasons. You can only leave your residence for limited permitted purposes such as: obtaining essential goods or services, including healthcare (including vaccinations) exercise attending …