The NSW Government has announced the Small Business Fees and Charges Rebate has been increased by $500 to a total of $2,000. Newsagents will have until 30 June 2022 to submit claims under the rebate scheme. It may take a bit of time for Service NSW to reset the administration of the program to make […]
Under-insurance is more common than you think. Industry figures show up to 62% of small-to-medium-sized businesses including Newsagencies don’t have correct-value insurance. So, whether you’ve self-assessed or secured professional valuations for your business plant, equipment, and property, you might still be at risk of underinsurance. Here’s why:
The NSW Government has announced hospitality and retail businesses will be able to apply for a grant of up to $20,000 to compensate for the loss of perishable stock, or claim $10,000 for reduced capacity to sell non-perishable items, if they’re forced to close their doors between 1 December 2021 to 31 January 2022, due […]
As Newsagents in both the ACT and NSW see their local economies picking up as COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed, they should not fall into a false sense of security that the negative impacts of COVID-19 are behind the sector. There is no guarantee there will not be further major COVID-19 outbreaks and lockdowns.
The Federal Government’s JobMaker Hiring Credit scheme is winding down. The period during which the scheme operated for registrations concluded on 6 October 2021. Newsagents who are eligible under the scheme to make a claim and who have already registered still have some time to finalise claims especially since the claim period runs through to […]
The NSW Government has released the Public Health Orders which will apply as it moves the economy and society in general to a more open approach to dealing with the consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic. However, as shown on Thursday morning, the newly elected leadership team in NSW are prepared to and have made changes […]
Newsagents are identified as critical retail in NSW and essential retailers in the ACT. As both jurisdictions move towards the general re-opening of their economies, Newsagents MUST ensure they do everything necessary to protect their preferential position. There are 4 basic requirements which Newsagents MUST observe:
NANA will host a webinar for Newsagents on Thursday 30 September 2021 at 6:00PM to assist Members to understand their options concerning lease negotiations impacted by decreased trading conditions due to COVID-19 impacts. Rent and shop lease obligations are often a Newsagent’s biggest expense and can be a legal minefield in the best of times. […]
Newsagents across the ACT and NSW have been able to avoid the immediate impacts of being forced to close during the COVID-19 pandemic. That has been good for Newsagents and the communities they serve, even if trading conditions have been impacted. Certainly, Newsagents have been in a preferential position in the past and that preference […]
Last week NANA advised that certain types of exempt retail had been reclassified as “critical retail” under the road map to recovery being pursued by the NSW Government as the State approaches the 70% double vaccination target.