7th June 2019
Edition 21
Meet the new CSNA President - Joe Mannion
The Convenience Stores and Newsagents Association is delighted to introduce our new National President, Joe Mannion
2019 National Conference & Gala Dinner Review
We recently held its National Conference and Gala Dinner at Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, Killiney, Co. Dublin
Alliance Publishes Insurance Facts Infographic - Demands Greater Transparency In The Industry
The Alliance for Insurance Reform has today launched an infographic summarising key facts about the Irish insurance industry
Introducing, first to market and first of its kind…Profcal
Following an extremely well received food workshop at our National Conference many delegates were taken by fellow CSNA member Hettie Black’s presentation about her retail data services technology business Profcal
Track and Trace - B&H 28's
Tobacco products (cigarettes and RYO) will only be available to retailers from their supplier (direct, cash & carry, vendor etc) if they can provide that supplier with their unique identifier numbers (EOIC/FIC)
National Lottery Agrees to CSNA Suggestion on Proposed Changes To Their Returns Policy
Following a series of meetings with Senior PLI Management (and a discussion with the Lottery Regulator), changes to the returns policy for unsold scratchcards have been agreed
Recall Notes - Watch It!
We are reminded of the importance of having an established procedure for dealing with news returns, especially magazines that have a limited frequency of publication (quarterly, half yearly, annually, one off)
Medicines Alert!
The HPRA have produced a number of leaflets (inserted) designed to inform retailers and staff working in non-pharmacy outlets of their responsibilities with regard to preventing suicide or overdosing via abuse of paracetamol
Public Health Chief Says Alcohol Laws Should Limit Licenced Premises
The Director of Public Health for the south of Ireland has said future alcohol laws should look to restrict the number of new licenced premises in problem drinking areas
CSNA Skillnet Upcoming Courses - Limerick & Kildare
CSNA Skillnet are delighted that we are providing a Newspaper & Magazine Training in University Limerick on 12th of June
Recent Trends in Constructive Dismissal Cases
Constructive dismissal, as is well-known, arises where an employee terminates their employment because the conduct of the employer is so unbearable that the employee cannot be expected to tolerate it and has no option but to resign
Doctor Calls For Ireland To Fight Child Obesity By Leading The Way On Plain Packaging For Sweets
The HSE's clinical lead on obesity, Dr Donal O'Shea has said Ireland should lead the way on fighting childhood obesity by introducing a plan packaging policy on fizzy drinks and sweets
If you have a news story you believe would be of interest to our fellow retailers and you would like us to publish, please contact us by email on info@csna.ie or by calling 045 535050