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BECTU writes on BBC pay and says there is much to do
BECTU writes on BBC pay and says there is much to do

29 July 2017

With pay at the BBC at the centre of a national debate, BECTU officials, Sarah Ward and Noel McClean, respectively, national secretary and assistant national secretary, confirm just where BECTU stands.

BECTU slams chancellor's freelance tax hike
BECTU slams chancellor's freelance tax hike

8 March 2017

Read BECTU's response to the Government's plans to increase freelance rates of national insurance by 1% in each of the next two years. Add your comments in the below.

Government publishes draft regs on tax changes affecting self-employed
Government publishes draft regs on tax changes affecting self-employed

9 December 2016

Tony Lennon, research officer, writes on the government's draft regulations on tax changes affecting the self-employed. Please read!

What does the Autumn Statement mean for BECTU members?
What does the Autumn Statement mean for BECTU members?

1 December 2016

The Chancellor announced a wide range of tax changes in last week's Autumn Statement - some were predictable thanks to leaks or various consultations in the last year, while others were unexpected. Tony Lennon, BECTU's research officer explores the effect of the changes on BECTU members.

New National Minimum Wage rates from 1 October
New National Minimum Wage rates from 1 October

1 October 2016

Rates for the national minimum wage are introduced today. If you're a new entrant, or otherwise dependant on the statutory rules, make sure you're being paid correctly. ACAS helplines are referred to below but of course BECTU members can also seek help from their offiical.

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