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Exercise caution with payroll software

NANA is working with Members who are experiencing problems with the limitations of Deputy time keeping and payroll software. NANA has identified circumstances in which the software incorrectly calculates overtime and applies overtime rates in circumstances where standard ordinary time rates should apply. In each instance where this occurs, the Newsagent has to manually check […]

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Retail road show bookings rising

As of earlier today, the bookings for NSW Lotteries retail roadshow have crept above the 50% mark of available places. The first 4 webinars have received the heaviest bookings but there are still plenty of slots left across a range of dates and sessions available.

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Employment guides updated to reflect new Award provisions

NANA has published an extensive range of Conditions of Employment Guides to assist Members to ensure they satisfy the Award, National Employment Standards and Fair Work Act requirements. As the name and structure of the retail Award has changed under the General Retail Industry Award 2020 version (effective 1 October 2020), NANA is updating the guides to […]

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Do balloons offer you an opportunity for profit?

Brendan Geyer of News King at Bondi Junction has alerted NANA to the opportunity available to Newsagents to get involved in helium filled balloons and the business success he has enjoyed from them in recent years. Brendan is well known to many Newsagents and has been a successful and entrepreneurial Newsagent, both in Victoria and NSW.

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Final warning on lotteries insurance

Despite the deadline for renewal of mandatory lotteries professional indemnity insurance having expired on 30 June, there still appears to be a number of Newsagents with lotteries outlets across NSW and the ACT who have not obtained appropriate insurance coverage. Newspack Insurance has maintained coverage for late renewals, but the time has come to terminate […]

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Getting the detail right – showing the way through example ….. NOT

NSW Lotteries/Tabcorp are extremely keen to demand that Newsagents observe just about every requirement they put forth in POS plans, operations manuals, by way of terminal notices and of course through site surveys. The consequences for Newsagents who fail to meet the high marks set can be considerable. Make a mistake which NSW Lotteries/Tabcorp consider to be […]

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New Award and new wage rates schedule

The Fair Work Commission has issued a decision and determination dated 10 September 2020 concerning a new version of the General Retail Industry Award. There is a change to the Award title and it now includes the 2020 year. The new Award, the General Retail Industry Award 2020 operates from 1 October 2020.

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