NANA distributed invoices for the 2019/2020 membership year in late June/early July. Most Members have either paid for the annual membership fees, make payments on a monthly basis by direct debit or other recurring payment method or have made other arrangements with NANA. There are however some invoices which are outstanding and which require attention/payment. […]
Newspack Insurance has more than 2000 policies in place covering Newsagents across Australia. Consequently, it is in a good position to observe trends in insurance pricing. Newspack Insurance policies have been developed over decades, based on the needs of the industry. They provide maximum coverage, higher minimum sums insured and the lowest excesses. If you are shopping […]
NANA recently met with the NSW Small Business Ombudsman. One matter of concern raised by the Ombudsman is the lower than expected number of claims on the Newsagents Assistance Fund. Payments of up to $10,000 are available to qualifying Newsagents who have completed the lotteries retail image upgrade. NANA is working with the Ombudsman to ensure […]
NANA regularly updates and advises Members on the minimum requirements which apply across a range of employee related matters. The following list contains 5 essentials that Newsagents as employers must ensure they have covered:
Recent action by the ACCC in obtaining penalties against a company that charged consumers higher than the allowable level of merchant fees, highlights the care that Newsagents must take when applying a merchant fee surcharge to purchases. In this case the penalties imposed by the Federal Court were $350,000 even though the individual “over charges” were […]
NANA is in discussions with the NSW Small Business Commissioner over how the Commissioner’s office can make the Tabcorp/NSW Lotteries disputes procedures more transparent and accountable.
As reported earlier this week, NANA has previously submitted to NSW Minister for Customer Service Victor Dominello that our concerns about Tabcorp’s Omni-Channel program included underlying problems with recognising opening/readership of “What’s Hot @ The Lott” and the lack of transparency on site survey weightings.
Buying platform and rewards provider IPP has released a new application form for those Newsagents who want to participate in the IPP program. IPP is a buying and rewards program platform which gives Newsagents access to a range of supplier products including stationery, giftware and consumer electronics. In addition to competitive prices, rewards and an […]
If you have renewed your compulsory lotteries insurance with Newspack Insurance you will have received confirmation. Compulsory lotteries insurance for NSW Lotteries/Tabcorp was generally due for renewal by 30 June. Both NANA and Newspack Insurance are working with Tabcorp to ensure all policies renewed or commenced with Newspack Insurance for 2019/2020 are recorded in the Tabcorp system. Failing to […]
News Corp Australia has ceased publishing a weekly TV guide in the Wednesday edition of the Daily Telegraph.