Tabcorp/NSW Lotteries are in the midst of a review of signage which is in place across the network of Newsagencies which retail lotteries products.
Newsagents are renowned for their generosity in the times of crisis. Unfortunately, the generosity of the whole community is often taken advantage of if you are unaware of how to protect yourself from charity scam. Here are a few reminders of what you can do to keep safe:
Changes to the minimum top up charges for Opal Card transactions have been announced by Transport for NSW. Newsagents will have received a confirmation communication from epay Australia.
Whilst many Newsagents across Australia also ensure risks other than their business and the mandatory lotteries PI requirements through Newspack Insurance, these extended services available to Newsagents may not be known to all. Newspack Insurance can also provide cover for vehicles, both business and personal use, home, contents, landlord insurance and for recreational vehicles. Whatever […]
The Fair Work Ombudsman has successfully prosecuted a recalcitrant Melbourne employer for continuing to underpay employees even though a court enforced undertaking that they wouldn’t underpay was in place. The company was recently fined $332,000 and a director was fined $66,000 plus the employees had to be paid their entitlements.
By 1 December 2019 – two years after the launch of the Return and Earn scheme – all eligible drink containers sold in NSW will be required to have a refund mark stating: “10c refund at collection depots/points in participating State/Territory of purchase”
The latest information from ASIC advises that in Australia, approximately 34 million gift cards are sold each year, with an estimated value of $2.5 billion. It is estimated that $70 million of this is lost annually to gift card expiration.
NANA advises that epay scammers are still very active and have, unfortunately, been successful on a number of occasions lately. As per previous advice, no over the phone sales for epay vouchers should occur, whether on the belief an epay “representative” is on the other end of the phone line or if it is a […]
As Newsagents move towards the busy Christmas and New Year season, the risk of robbery and theft increases dramatically. Organised gangs of shoplifters, scammers and thieves increase their activities, relying on the distractions that extra customer cover provides. Cash and cigarettes as well as high priced gift lines are high volume targets. Even the weather […]
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is conducting inquiries on several fronts into the way NSW Lotteries/Tabcorp treats retailers, especially Newsagents.