Get all the help you need to grow your retail business. Join a thriving community of small business owners and access exclusive services, benefits and resources all under one simple and affordable membership - saving you time, money and making running a business easier.
Australia's best support network for retailers
Leading Edge Retail has partnered with the National Retail Association (NRA), the retail body that provides an equitable voice for all retailers across Australia, large and small.
Your Leading Edge Retail membership includes membership to the NRA, providing members access to the Workplace Relations hotline, consultation and education on negotiating a new lease or a renewal, advice on issues that affect your business like compliance with modern awards and performance management, access to the in-house team of experts at NRA Legal, and discounted training.
Member can also join in on the NRA's webinars and events at a reduced rate.
We're here when it matters most
NRA prides itself on providing up-to-date information and updates on issues like bushfires, droughts, floods and the pandemic via the Retailer Support Hub. These resources aim to help you do business better, so you can survive and thrive.
Priority access to Workplace Relations Hotline
Free uncapped telephone advice for non-complex queries across various employment and workplace relations issues including, award terms and conditions of employment, performance management and trading hours. Termination of employment, discrimination laws and workplace health and safety are also included
RSVP to NRA events
The NRA frequently runs free or low-cost virtual events including Town Hall meetings, training and masterclasses in digital marketing and leadership
Stay in the know with our newsflashes
NRA sends weekly e-newsletters to subscribers every Tuesday. They send critical or time-sensitive information when needed. They also send information about upcoming events and partner offers where relevant
Leasing and property training consultation
The NRA offers you a free 30-minute consultation with leasing experts LPC. You can also get free access to ‘My LPC’ training and information portal and discounted access to higher tiers in the ‘My LPC’ training and information portal
A portal of resources to help you do business
FREE access at any time to NRA's member-only online resources portal, which includes award rates, fact sheets, codes of practice, industry data, webinar libraries and exclusive member offers that can add value to your store
VIP rates for legal advice and representation
NRA Legal can represent you and your business in tribunals and commissions across various workplace relations matters. NRA Legal discounts rates for employment law services and representation for members
Christmas recruitment program
The NRA has proudly partnered with the Australian Government to assist retailers nationwide, by linking employers with qualified, pre-screened and/or recently trained applicants. This process is free for employers and includes eligibility for wage subsidies
Accredited training and short courses
The NRA's industry-current trainers can provide discounted training and assessment of nationally recognised qualifications, pre-employment programs and retail traineeships.
They deliver training anywhere in Australia with their online courses
Free 30-minute business health check
For a limited time, NRA Legal is offering a FREE 30-minute Employment and HR Health Check for businesses wanting to ensure compliance with workplace laws