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26 May 2020: This one-day course, for those who are thinking about going freelance or have recently done so, will provide you with practical advice on your first steps as a freelance.
26 May 2020: This one-day course is for those who have recently gone freelance or want to brush up their skills, will provide ideas and practice on how to win new work and negotiate its terms. This will be delivered by Zoom.
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.
Two-thirds of media workers have suffered financially because of the pandemic; and fear worse to come
11 May 2020: As many as 66 per cent of UK media workers have suffered financially because of the pandemic and lockdown, with freelances feeling unsupported by the government’s financial aid package.
11 May 2020: The NUJ has launched a News Recovery Plan for the UK and Ireland to sustain the press and media through the Covid-19 crisis and reinvigorate the industry into a reimagined future. It sets out a bold set of measures and interventions to support and protect jobs and quality journalism.
#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.