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The NUJ has urged the UK Chancellor to announce the details of the fourth grant for the self-employed now and not as part of his March budget.
The NUJ has welcomed the government's decision to extend the suspension of the Minimum Income Floor.
The NUJ is backing efforts by the TUC and Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) to persuade the UK government to keep the suspension of the Minimum Income Floor (MIF) in place until the pandemic is over to prevent freelances from further hardship.
The National Audit Office says government schemes fell short of helping many freelances and the scale of fraud and error could be considerable, particularly for the furlough scheme.
Green Party MP calls for back pay for #ForgottenFreelances.
News from the union's National Executive Council.
NUJ briefing for the Treasury Committee on its call for additional evidence on COVID-19 assistance for freelances
Response from the NUJ freelance office on the government's scheme for the self-employed during the Covid-19 emergency.