News Corp’s finance team went early with their direct debit of some Newsagent accounts on Friday 31 August. Going three calendar days early has caused some Newsagent’s bank accounts to be overdrawn, hence attracting fees from their bank.
NANA has formalised major concerns arising from the regular late delivery of newspapers from publishers to Newsagents. Of major concern is the unrecoverable lost time costs associated with drivers sitting around waiting for paper deliveries.
One of the most frustrating problems faced by Newsagents is the way some batches of magazine labels do not correctly print. The labels print, but not in the correct order, sometimes labels are missing, and these niggly problems can lead to delays in processing the receipt and merchandising of magazines.
In 2017, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) received over 81,000 reports of scams, with an alarming $2.3 million reported lost, and almost 10,000 people divulging personal information.
The first batch of payments rebating NANA Members for the cost of their compulsory lotteries insurance has now been completed. The 100% rebates to Members have been well received and directly reduce the costs of Members doing business.
Australian brand Phil Taylor is sadly closing their doors after 58 years as a leading supplier of paper goods in Australia.
NANA is aware that one of the smaller participants in the Newsagency insurance market is placing insurance policies in a manner which may result in Newsagents facing increased costs as these arrangements potentially charge 2 sets of service and agency fees. The question also arises, who is going to deal with a claim if two […]
NANA has intervened on behalf of a Member Newsagent to secure an Opal terminal for their Newsagency. The recently purchased business has historically provided Opal card transaction services but the terminals were lost when the previous business owner cancelled the account prior to the transfer of the business.
NANA recently intervened on behalf of a Member who was being requested by NSW Lotteries to install and upgrade to the latest retail image. In discussions with the Member, it was clear to NANA that there were problems with the requirement to do the upgrade at the time programmed by NSW Lotteries.
Just because you receive a breach notice from Tatts Group Lotteries/NSW Lotteries Corporation either because of a site survey or due to some other reason, it doesn’t mean the breach notice should go unchallenged.