This guidance is general business advice only. It should not be taken as specific legal advice. If there is a genuine retail lease dispute, seek advice or refer the matter to your State or Territory based mediation, Court or Tribunal. If you need help with mediation, Court or tribunal matters, NANA can refer you to […]
By way of media release, John Barilaro (Deputy Premier) and Dominic Perrottet (Treasurer) have announced the deferral of “lotteries Tax” for six months, conditional on those funds being used to retain staff.
The Treasury Legislation Amendment (COVID-19) Act 2020 which has now received royal ascent has created greater flexibility for both employers and employees to use accrued long service leave and to draw down long service leave in advance.
NANA together with other associations (through COSBOA and also directly to state and territory governments) is pushing for a clear statement on lease and rent relief.
All Newsagents across NSW and ACT are warned that the level of scamming and attempts by criminals to get your money are increasing. NANA advises all Newsagents to only deal with businesses they know, to check all requests for payment/invoices to ensure they are real.
NANA has made information available to Members on the procedures to follow to stand down employees covered by the General Retail Industry Award 2010. The resources include draft stand down notices and draft individual flexibility agreements.
NANA has been working through our lease advisors who are in regular contact with state and territory governments concerning emergency legislation to cover relief for lease arrangements. Governments are likely to consider residential and commercial leases and rent as different problems and the legislated relief will be different depending on the sector.
NANA has called out the push by retail trade unions for an increase in the hourly rate by $5 to compensate employees for “front line” exposure to COVID-19 as irresponsible, ill-timed and grossly ignorant of the realities of what is happening in retail now.
The latest batch of rebates for mandatory lotteries insurance has been processed and payments are now on their way to another 25 NANA Members. NANA rebates Members the cost of mandatory lotteries insurance when they carry both their business and lotteries insurance through Newspack Insurance. NANA offers the rebates as a Member service and as […]
Financial support from the federal government will start to flow at the end of March and into April as different financial support packages come on stream. Most financial support from the federal government available to Newsagents will be delivered through Australian Taxation Office systems. Access to the ATO is normally via the ATO Business Portal.