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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.
19 March 2020: As the union lobbies for a financial protection for freelances, there are some places to go for help.
17 March 2020: A proper support package should be available that is specifically designed for the self-employed.
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.
22 May 2019: The DWP campaign includes unbranded wraparound advertorials and features that promote 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.
20 April 2018: Delegates discussed key aspects of the union's policy work programme for the next two years On Friday afternoon in Southport.