NANA has previously raised issues with Members relating to late payments of invoices and adjustments to invoices by national service station operators. Any delay in payments is a cost to Newsagents, as is unauthorised adjustments to invoices.
NANA has processed a further 20 rebates for Members to cover the cost of their compulsory lotteries insurance. NANA is providing the rebates as a service to Members as part of their membership entitlements. Further payments to Members will be processed in coming weeks. If you have any questions about how you become entitled to […]
The Fair Work Commission has been undertaking a plain English conversion of the General Retail Industry Award 2010. The project has been underway for several years and is in its final stages. NANA has reviewed the most recent FWC decision and draft and has discovered an oversight which if allowed to go through, will increase […]
NANA recently met with Gordon and Gotch Australia (GGA) to set the scene for 2019. Part of our discussions centered around the extension of No Physical Returns (NPR) and the extension of the program to more Newsagents who can comply with the data integrity requirements of the program.
Newspack Insurance Broking is a wholly owned subsidiary of NANA. Newspack has been operated by NANA for more than 25 years with the aim of providing Newsagents with the most appropriate insurance products for their businesses. NANA has in the past engaged insurance industry specialists to manage Newspack Insurance Broking to ensure Newsagents’ insurance needs […]
NANA has learned that some corporate service station operators are adjusting invoices from newsagents for the supply of Fairfax Media products to a lower amount. NANA has detected the adjustments range from 2.37% to 3.80% for the commission based on the cover price of the titles. The service stations are adjusting the invoices in their favour and at […]
NANA has completed a detailed Conditions of Employment Guide covering recent changes to the General Retail Industry Award 2010 relating to the conversion of casual employment to full or part time employment. The guide is available free to NANA Members by download from NANA’s web site at www.nana.com.au or by contacting NANA on 1300 113 044.
NANA has been gathering data on slow paying service stations, especially head office/national accounts. The delays in payment by some of Australia’s largest companies are inexcusable. NANA is gathering the data to seek better payment outcomes for Members and to bring the large service station chains under the small business payment arrangements – the National […]
As a small business it’s important to be aware of your obligations under the Australian Consumer Law. When advertising and promoting your products and services, your business needs to be able to deliver on its promises. It’s against the Australian Consumer Law to mislead customers or make false claims, even if it’s unintentional.
Employers who incorrectly classify employees as casual instead of full-time or part-time could be responsible for back paying various entitlements under the National Employment Standards (NES), following a recent Federal Court of Australia decision in Workpac v Skene  FCAFC 131. NANA has previously raised the potential for “double dipping” arising from that case and […]