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NANA Membership renewals due

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. […]

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Business insurance – check the detail when shopping around

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 […]

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NSW Small Business Ombudsman concerned over low number of NAF claims

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 […]

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5 essentials if you have employees

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:

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ACCC action on merchant fees sounds clear warning

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 […]

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IPP releases new application form

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 […]

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If you haven’t renewed your compulsory lotteries insurance – act now to avoid Tabcorp suspension

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 […]

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