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Freelance package offers hope, but also problems

27 March 2020: The NUJ has welcomed the Chancellor’s new scheme for freelances affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, but said it doesn’t go far enough.

UK freelances face destitution as they have been 'forgotten' in the government’s rescue package for businesses

21 March 2020: Ministers must provide financial protection for the self-employed; other countries' deals may offer potential solutions, says the NUJ.

Covid-19: update from the NUJ’s freelance office

19 March 2020: As the union lobbies for a financial protection for freelances, there are some places to go for help.

NUJ calls for financial protection for freelances during Covid-19 pandemic

17 March 2020: A proper support package should be available that is specifically designed for the self-employed.

TUC Disabled Workers’ Conference, 2019

3 June 2019: The NUJ's motions on the government's universal credit PR campaign, the need for improved access to professional development for disabled workers and reduction of the disability pay gap were all passed.

NUJ concerned by misleading DWP newspaper ads

22 May 2019: The DWP campaign includes unbranded wraparound advertorials and features that promote Universal Credit

NUJ statement on the NAO's critical report on universal credit

15 June 2018: The union's Disabled Members’ Council said the roll out of the benefit has been shambolic, caused hardship to disabled workers and welcomed the National Audit Office's report.

#DM18: Government policies

20 April 2018: Delegates discussed key aspects of the union's policy work programme for the next two years On Friday afternoon in Southport.