Hot topics

  • NUJ fighting for the rights of British freelance journalists working in the EU

    09 October 2020
    In a letter to President von der Leyen NUJ's General Secretary Michelle Stanistreet has asked for clarification on the situation of self-employed members who live and work in the European Union.
  • Cross-border Freelancing and UK citizens living in the EU after 2020

    16 September 2020
    The EU’s recently published guidelines to the Withdrawal Agreement with the UK say British citizens who live in Europe will no longer be permitted to work across borders. What this means and what can be done about it.
  • Brit freelances in EU to lose right to sell cross-border services?

    05 August 2020
    AFTER THE transition period following Brexit ends on 1 January 2021 and the UK leaves the EU's Single Market, UK nationals living in an EU Member State face losing the right to provide "cross border" services to another EU country.
  • TOFA - until Sunday 12 July to make a claim

    06 July 2020
    Flexible workers, such as those on zero-hours contracts, who because of the corona crisis may have lost a large part of their income, but who cannot claim benefits, have until Sunday 12 July to make a claim under the government’s Temporary Bridging Scheme for Flexible Workers (TOFA) .
  • Advice for NUJ members reporting on protests

    06 June 2020
    NUJ members working this weekend covering the George Floyd solidarity protests need to plan accordingly and take appropriate health and safety precautions - there may be a range of people hostile to journalists. There have already been instances of journalists attacked.

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