NANA’s annual general meeting was conducted on 21 May 2020.
Each week NSW Lotteries makes available a number of reports to Newsagents showing various aspects of performance. Some of these reports contain data “tied” to your dashboard rating payments/credits as well as reflecting business trends. The availability of these reports expires after 12 months, to the day.
NANA will conduct its delayed 2019 AGM tomorrow, Thursday 21 May 2020 at 5:00PM. The meeting will be conducted using ZOOM. Eligible Members are invited to participate. The Agenda for the meeting and directions on how to download financial reports, etc have previously been distributed. Members can locate the pack of information HERE and download the […]
In October 2019 epay advised of reviewed monthly charges to users of their epay system, via their dedicated Verifone Terminal. The changes came into operation commencing November 2019: • A $50 (ex GST) terminal rental charge if $2,500 face value worth of product is not sold each month, and • An $11 (ex GST) charge for […]
In all of the hysteria about JobKeeper, the funds provided by the federal government under the Cash Boost initiative have been somewhat overlooked. Whilst JobKeeper has grabbed the headlines, Cash Boost payments which are connected to the end March 2020 BAS reports have and will continue to provide large sums to Newsagents to assist with […]
NANA has been in discussions with Tabcorp/NSW Lotteries over a sensible approach to assessing compliance against different aspects of what Newsagents are required to do as far as lotteries requirements for responsible gambling information, POS material displays and other compliance matters are concerned. Tabcorp also has concerns about using social distancing measures and how they are […]
NANA has been working with Members to recover large sums of outstanding account balances for service station sub-agent accounts across NSW and ACT. We have identified systemic problems with corporate Shell, Woolworths/Caltex and BP sites. In some cases, the amounts due which Newsagents were unable to recover exceeded well over $5,000.
The General Retail Industry Award 2010 which covers most employees in retail Newsagencies has been subject to a significant review under the Fair Work Commission’s 4 yearly review of modern awards.
NANA has seen quite a few insurance offerings emerging from brokers inexperienced in the Newsagency industry. We have seen some brokers claiming to be able to offer mandatory lotteries insurance when they are not approved by Tabcorp/NSW Lotteries for NSW and ACT and in other jurisdictions. Some are quoting on general business insurance without including […]
With more employees either being stood down or agreeing to take extended periods of leave, it is essential that Newsagents understand how long service leave accrues (including for long term casual employees), how it is calculated and what flexibility changes have been recently introduced.