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2 July 2020: But the union is still lobbying hard for the #ForgottenFreelances who cannot get financial help.
11 June 2020: Almost 80 union members met MPs Jo Stevens and Chris Matheson to discuss issues in the industry and the NUJ’s News Recovery Plan
3 June 2020: Letter to Chancellor Rishi Sunak welcomes extension of freelances aid package, but says many, including those in limited companies, have been left out.
14 May 2020: The union is seeking meetings with the Chancellor and HMRC to put right gaps in the Covid-19 financial aid packages which freelances are falling through.
12 May 2020: As the government's financial aid package opens (May 13), many freelances have found they are not eligible.
#ForgottenFreelances: as the scheme to support freelances goes live, a third of self-employed journalists could miss out
7 May 2020: The government's Self-employed Income Support Scheme is open for applications from 13 May.
30 April 2020: The NUJ has called for greater financial assistance from governments and employers for freelances as the Scottish government launches a hardship fund.
28 April 2020: A new UK tax law, now due to come in next April will cause problems for freelances and will not solve its aim to cut tax evasion.
21 April 2020: The NUJ has launched a #ForgottenFreelances campaign for a fair deal for the many freelances who have fallen between the cracks of the government’s rescue schemes for workers during the Covid-19 pandemic.
18 April 2020: The NUJ has signed a letter to the Chancellor from the Federation of Entertainment Unions lobbying on behalf of freelances falling through the cracks of measures to protect workers during the Covid-19 crisis.