Don’t let scammers hold your data hostage

When did you last update your computer security? The ACCC is warning businesses to remain vigilant against scammers following another global ransomware attack. Ransomware scams trick you into downloading a virus that infects your...


Study reveals 50% online shoppers return items

Consumer Survey Australia: JDA & Centiro Customer Pulse 2017 Study reveals 50% online shoppers return items Download Report » Customer returns have a clear impact on profits. Findings from the JDA/Centiro study reveal that faulty...


Reed Gift Fairs

Don’t miss the Reed Gift Fair in Melbourne! It will be held from 5 August until 9 August 2017 and there will be 800 exhibitors. It is a great opportunity for you to explore new...


Small Business Support

The Australian Government has a range of measures designed to support small business. They are committed to giving small business a big future. CLICK HERE to discover what it means for your business.


VANA IR Alert June 2017

CLICK HERE to read this month’s Industrial Relations Alert. It includes the following topics: Unfair dismissal case highlights the importance of having effective representation Franchise Industry Non-Compliance Employer Obligations: you can’t avoid them For...

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Pay Scales on or after 1 July 2017

CLICK HERE (Members Only) to view the Pay Scales (General Retail Industry Award 2010) as from the first pay period beginning on or after 1 July 2017. Please ensure that you are compliant with the correct...


Tabcorp Tatts Group Merger Approved

The Australian Competition Tribunal approved the deal at the Federal Court in Melbourne this morning that Tabcorp will merge with the Tatts Group.The approval comes with one condition attached: Tabcorp must push ahead with the...


Running a stocktake sale

Do you need to run a stocktake sale? Completing a stocktake sale can be time consuming if your business has a lot of stock. This is why you may need to run a stocktake...



It is with great sadness that we advise the passing of Adam Gray. Adam was a Director of Exchange IT and a Fairfax Media Employee. He also worked as the General Manager of IPS and had...


Relieving Manager Registration

VANA has recently added a new section on the VANA website – Relieving Managers Register. You can find it on the left-hand side column once logging into the VANA members area. We will be...