In a broadcast communication to Newsagents last Friday, 22 October 2021, Stephen Price State Retail Manager – NSW Lotteries confirmed what NANA stated would happen. NSW Lotteries dropped their ill-advised attempt to illegally restrict the age of employees who can sell lottery products.
NANA is a participant in the Fair Wok Commission’s review of Family and Domestic Violence Leave (FDVL) including the standard provisions to unpaid leave being made available to qualifying employees.
Newsagents are placed in a double jeopardy position because they are subject to site surveys which will result in a GREEN, AMBER or RED compliance/performance rating, but, after completing a site survey and the required follow up action the Newsagent may receive a breach notice which automatically rates them as RED and they will lose […]
Following on from the attempt by NSW Lotteries and Tabcorp to restrict the age of staff who can sell lottery products, NANA has received a considerable number of enquiries about any age restrictions which may apply to selling tobacco or e-cigarette products.
Changes to Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting applied from 1 July 2021 for small employers with closely held payees and for micro employers reporting quarterly. The ATO advises that if you use either of these STP reporting concessions, your STP report is due at the same time as your activity statement.
In what has been a successful campaign spearheaded by NANA, New South Wales Lotteries Corporation Pty Ltd/Tabcorp Holdings Ltd are now advising Newsagents to ignore their previous demands about restricting the age of employees who are able to sell lotteries products.
IPS distributed a broadcast email to Newsagents on 15 October 2021 concerning accounts matters. Inexplicably, the email included an implied threat of legal action in respect to the payment of accounts. The implied threat was a rather heavy handed approach considering the accounts referred to in the IPS email were not due for another […]
TAFE NSW has advised NANA they are offering an extensive range of fee free courses which will be useful to small businesses and their staff. Some courses will be suitable for managers and owners of Newsagencies whilst others may be better suited to employees. TAFE offers quality, accredited and recognised training utilising the latest […]
Up until recently New South Wales Lotteries Corporation Pty Ltd and Tabcorp Holdings Ltd were prone to make changes to the Operations Manuals without following the procedure clearly spelled out in the Franchise Agreement. It was only when NANA called them to account that they suddenly started to list proposed changes giving the required 10 […]
NSW Lotteries has announced they will delay their proposed change to the Operations Manuals in relation to the age of employees allowed to sell lottery products until 1 February 2022. The backdown was mentioned in What’s Hot @ The Lott in the Friday, 8 October 2021 edition. Changes have also been made to the entry […]