NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has recently commented that “common sense” should apply when it comes to how vaccination requirements should be handled in the workplace, whether employers will be able to require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and if businesses can refuse access to customers who cannot demonstrate they have been vaccinated. Unfortunately “common […]
Newspack Insurance, a wholly owned insurance brokerage owned by NANA, provides excellent policy coverage and service when it comes to claims. Just this week Newspack Insurance was notified of a claim by a Newsagent who had suffered a break in with cash stolen and malicious damage caused and the claim was promptly settled in 19 […]
NANA has been keenly watching the impact of the Tyro terminal outage experienced by many Newsagents over the past 2+ weeks. According to Tyro, there are still retailers who have not had their Tyro terminals updated to overcome the “bricking” issue which arose over software problems.
The next change to wage rates under the General Retail Industry Award 2020 is scheduled for the first full pay period to commence on or after 1 February 2021. The change will see an increase of 1.75% across the board. This increase is the delayed 1 July 2020 annual wage review increase which was delayed due […]
NANA has recently participated in a lengthy review of Federal, State and Territory government engagement and consultations with small businesses and organisations over COVID-19 policy changes, travel restrictions, lockdowns, financial support, etc. The review and research project is being conducted by the Council of Small Business Organisations Australia (COSBOA). NANA is an active member of COSBOA […]
NANA reminds Members that they can now book into retail roadshow events to be conducted by NSW Lotteries/Tabcorp from 1 to 12 February 2021. Participation in roadshows is a compliance requirement of the lotteries remuneration system.
NANA is well aware of the major problems being created for Newsagents by the outage that has impacted some Tyro EFTPOS terminals. The problems first came to light on 5 January 2021 and 8 days later some Newsagents and other retailers are still without operating EFTPOS terminals.
Several Newsagents from across NSW and the ACT have received notifications from NSW Lotteries/Tabcorp advising they have not received confirmation that the Newsagency has a current mandatory lotteries policy in place. In NSW and the ACT mandatory lotteries insurance normally renew on 30 June/1 July each year.
The NSW Government has made posters available for printing which focus on the requirement to wear face masks in designated areas across the State. The posters contain simple, easily understood messages. There are also versions of the posters which can be used in areas where the wearing of face masks is not compulsory but Newsagents would like […]
NANA has updated its schedule of public holidays for the ACT and NSW and the new version is available for download from the Member only area of NANA’s website at www.nana.com.au under the Guides drop down menu.