The announcement yesterday by XchangeIT offering Newsagents the opportunity to participate in a project to connect lottery terminals with POS systems has given rise to many questions from NANA Members.
With the initial phase of the JobKeeper program due to conclude in September 2020, the Government has announced a second phase which will extend the program for an additional six months through to 28 March 2021, with a lower two-tier payment structure and a requirement to retest employer eligibility. These proposed changes will not impact […]
The NSW government has released a set of COVID-19 safety plans. Once Newsagents complete the plan, they can register the plan through the NSW government and then are offered a COVID SAFE logo which can be displayed in your shop, on email and in advertising including social media.
Genuine redundancy and early retirement scheme payments are tax free up to a limit based on the employee’s years of service. The rules around these payments have changed.
The Fair Work Commission consolidated modern Award incorporates all amendments up to and including minor changes made on 26 and 30 June 2020. These changes relate to the supported wage and extension of Schedule X—Additional measures during the COVID-19 pandemic to 31 July 2020.
If you run your own in-store Local Area Marketing promotions for lotteries or run other trade promotions you should note that changes have been made by the regulator in NSW. NSW Lotteries has been supplying this permit to its retailers for many years, but it will no longer be necessary to quote a permit number […]
Wrapaway had advised some Newsagents that they intended to reduce commissions on their stable of titles from 25% to 12.5% effective 12 July 2020. Wrapaway provides many foreign language papers and magazines to Newsagents via the News Corp distribution service.
NANA has been working with Members in Southern NSW to seek the removal of freight applied by News Corp Australia on interstate titles. The proximity of South Coast Newsagents to the Victorian border has meant that many carry the Herald Sun out of Melbourne.
Funding of $3,000 is available to qualifying Newsagents in NSW under the small business COVID-19 recovery grant scheme. If your Newsagency has experienced a decline in turnover as a result of COVID-19, you may be eligible for a small business recovery grant of between $500 and $3000.
The mandatory lotteries professional indemnity insurance season for NSW and ACT Newsagents should have been finalised by now. Standard requirements from NSW Lotteries/Tabcorp are that mandatory lotteries professional indemnity insurance should have been renewed by 30 June. If you haven’t renewed your lotteries insurance you must act now including payment or if you want to […]