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  • 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.
  • The two types of TOZO help available to freelancers

    28 May 2020
    Freelance journalists and photographers who want to apply for the Government’s special financial support as a result of the Corona virus lock-down (TOZO) should submit their APPLICATION BEFORE THE 1 JUNE. This covers the months March, April and May.
  • Northern Ireland unites against threats to journalists

    21 May 2020
    The publishers of three Belfast-based newspapers and the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) have joined together to stand up for journalists and press freedom in Northern Ireland.

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