NANA is able to assist Members to build their own employment contracts for employees under Australia’s Fair Work System. The contracts are tailored to NANA Member’s individual business needs. The service to NANA Members helps Newsagents as small business employers to make a basic employment contract that complies with workplace laws. The NANA service creates a […]
The NSW Government says it will offer support to small businesses as part of its $356 million plan to phase out single-use plastic items, including lightweight bags, straws and stirrers. The NSW Government announced the five-year plan over the weekend, joining governments in a number of other states in banning single-use plastic items that do […]
In December 2020 the Australian Government made mandatory safety and information standards for button/coin batteries and consumer goods containing them.
The Work Health and Safety Amendment (Industrial Manslaughter) Bill 2021 was introduced into the NSW Legislative Council on 5 May 2021 by Labor’s Adam Searle. The private member’s bill proposes to insert a new Pt 2A into the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (NSW), containing 2 industrial manslaughter offences. Under a proposed S 34D, a person […]
NANA has worked with the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman to prepare a guide to the highlights from the 2021 Budget and what the impacts on small business like Newsagents will be.
There are changes to Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting for small employers with closely held payees and quarterly reporting for micro employers and for closely held payees from 1 July 2021. Micro employers are employers with one to four employees. A closely held payee is an individual who is directly related to the entity from […]
On 14 April Newspack Insurance sent stamp duty exemption claim forms to all current policy holders in NSW which will enable eligible NSW Newsagents to claim a NSW Government stamp duty exemption on certain types of insurance. Successfully claiming the stamp duty exemption will result in a minor reduction of insurance costs for mandatory lotteries and […]
NANA has continued to work with Nine Publications to sort out niggling problems experienced by Newsagents following on from the cyber-attack their systems suffered. There have been some instances of credits for returns not being factored into accounts. NANA has worked with Members and Nine Publications to resolve those issues and NANA anticipates that the […]
Nine Publications has announced in an email to Newsagents that their accounts system has returned to normal arrangements commencing 19 April.
NANA has been regularly in contact with Nine Publishing to establish the extent of the systems limitations caused by the cyber attack the publisher suffered last weekend. Many of the normal systems including those which interface with Newsagents remain inaccessible and Nine is having to develop work-arounds wherever they can.