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Always check account details on publisher promotions

NANA has been critical that some publisher promotions do not necessarily result in easily reconcilable payments to Newsagents. NANA receives regular reports that Newsagents have not been correctly paid for their participation in the promotion and that returns have not been accurately considered. As recently as this week, NANA took up the case of a […]

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Stay alert for Christmas/Boxing Day online sale scams

It’s a busy time of year with many businesses hosting Christmas and Boxing Day sales. To beat the crowds more people are opting to shop online, so it’s important to know how to protect yourself and shop safely.  Fake business-to-business sites and scams are as prevalent as consumer frauds. 

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Updated Fair Work Information Statement now available

The Fair Work Information Statement which includes details of the National Employment Standards has been updated as a result of the insertion of five days unpaid family and domestic violence leave (in a 12-month period). The changes have also been incorporated into the General Retail Industry Award 2010. 

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Employing school students over the holidays

The General Retail Industry Award 2010 allows for the employment of school students during normal school periods for as little as 1 ½ hours per day. However, those minimums do not apply during school holidays, outside of normal school days, such as weekends or in between leaving school and commencing a higher form of study. 

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NANA available for Members throughout holiday period

NANA will be available to assist Members throughout the Christmas and New Year period. Staff will be in attendance on all days (except public holidays) through to the New Year. NANA can be easily contacted on 1300 113 044 or by email to nana@nana.com.au. NANA would like to wish all of our Members, Board Members, and […]

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Check turnover accounts to assess overcharges

NANA has recently worked with a Member to have turnover charges reviewed and reduced. The problem arose when the supplier took the order direct from the Newsagent and the invoice was sent by the stationery wholesaler. The stationery wholesaler originally charged a margin of 50%, not a bad earner for not doing much other than […]

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Lotteries schedule account “sweeps” to avoid cash flow and banking delays

NANA has repeatedly impressed upon NSW Lotteries/Tabcorp of the need to consider the impact of delayed banking transactions and funds availability due to public holidays and weekends. The delays are usually worst around Easter and Christmas/New Year, however any public holiday can severely impact the availability of funds, especially those arising from EFTPOS transactions. 

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Newspaper delivery times – News Corp

Are your paper’s being delivered to you on time by News Corp? NANA is receiving calls from Members about late deliveries Monday to Friday, where previously the problem appeared to only be related to weekend deliveries. 

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