Category: Blog

17 Sep

Unfair Dismissal Laws Are Changing

As a business owner we wear many hats.  We’re the CEOs, the Marketing GMs, the CFOs, the COOs, the Head of HR, the head BDM and the list goes on. Typically, we start out in business because we have a good idea, or we are good at what we do. We can’t be experts in everything

12 Sep

Mental Health challenges don’t discriminate

The suicide prevention charity RUOK Day gets the conversation started about Mental Health and that can save lives. At wattsnext we see how common mental health challenge are in the workplace every-day. These silent battles are playing out in the people around us on a daily basis and we must not ignore it. The roller

09 Sep

Is an Owner or Director considered an employee?

It is essential to understand where an Owner or Director sits with regards to head count, prior to certain action being taken by the business. A “Small Business Employer” is defined in the Fair Work Act as an employer with fewer than 15 employees, and has access to a number of concessions in relation to

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