Showing items tagged with 'freelances'
27 November 2020: NUJ backs peers recommendations, but calls for a bolder response and levy on tech giants to fund innovation and greater media plurality.
26 November 2020: Writers, journalists, musicians, artists and other creative workers discuss how the pandemic has affected their work and why it's important to have a union to support you.
25 November 2020: Fair Deal for Freelances demands radical reforms to provide the self-employed with similar protections and benefits enjoyed by colleagues with staff jobs.
20 November 2020: The NUJ has launched a major campaign to fight for a better deal for freelances.
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.
19 October 2020: Join the campaign to get the government to reverse its decision to scrap the English Union Learning Fund which each year supports around 200,000 workers with skills training and career development.
29 September 2020: Accountancy firm HW Fisher & Company is running another of its successful seminars on tax for the self-employed and staff who have recently become or considering going freelance.
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
20 March 2020: Freelances in the creative and media industries are being hit hard during the coronavirus emergency.
5 November 2019: Today the NUJ has launched a new campaign seeking holiday pay for freelance media workers.