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Report finds the #ForgottenFreelances were let down by the Treasury and HMRC

23 October 2020: 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.

MPs show support for #ForgottenFreelances

17 September 2020: Caroline Lucas MP has called for the Self Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) to be extended beyond October, and for those who have been left out to be included and given backpay.

NUJ submits legal challenge to government's lockdown support measures

22 July 2020: The legal action marks a significant acceleration in the union’s campaign to secure equal treatment for freelance workers

NUJ welcomes Covid-19 aid scheme changes for self-employed parents

2 July 2020: But the union is still lobbying hard for the #ForgottenFreelances who cannot get financial help.

Labour’s media team takes part in NUJ town hall

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

#ForgottenFreelances: MPs back NUJ’s plea for PAYE freelances

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.

#ForgottenFreelances: NUJ seeks meeting with Treasury

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.

#ForgottenFreelances: a third say they do not expect their income to improve until next year

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.

#ForgottenFreelances: hardship schemes announced

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.

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