NUJ Pay Day: the union will be holding a major event to discuss the issue of pay in London on Saturday 31 October. Put the date in your diary, more information to follow.
Finance for freelances: accountancy firm HW Fisher & Company is running another of its evening seminars, at the NUJ's London head office, on tax for the self-employed and staff who have recently become freelance on Wednesday 23 September. More information on the NUJ website.
Ridicule, abuse and trolling: this seminar on how to handle online harassment will take place on Saturday 5 September, in the Connolly Room, Liberty Hall, Dublin 1. List of speakers and how to book your place on the NUJ website.
No to Austerity, Yes to Workers Rights: TUC march in Manchester on Sunday 4 October, as the Conservative Party holds its annual conference. More information and campaign materials on the events page of the NUJ website. The Federation of Entertainment Unions will be providing transport from London. If you would like a place please email firstname.lastname@example.org The anti-trade union legislation will allow agency temp workers to be strike breakers. Send a message to Business Secretary, Sajid Javid, saying British workers value the right to strike. Sign the petition.
Freelance Salon:London Freelance Branch presents Freelance Salon, a social and networking event for freelances with a range of speakers, at 18.30 on Thursday 15 October, at Headland House, 308-312 Gray's Inn Rd, London WC1X 8DP. More details and how to book on the NUJ website.
Federation of Entertainment Union's Training autumn social: find out about the free services and courses the FEU provides for NUJ members at a social networking event with buffet and drinks on the evening of Thursday 10 September. Find out more and register for this free event on the NUJ website. The FEU would like your input so it can develop the key training opportunities you need to support your career. Please fill in this short survey so it can respond to your training needs. The first 50 to do so will receive a free memory stick.