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Mike Dick supports 'Great Jobs' motion at TUC Congress
Mike Dick supports 'Great Jobs' motion at TUC Congress

13 September 2017

A proposition on 'Great Jobs' was passed at the TUC's Brighton Congress on Monday 11 September. BECTU Sector Executive Committee member and delegate at TUC Congress, Mike Dick took to the stage to share his support for the motion, and to argue for quality, decent jobs for staff and freelancers in the creative sectors.

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.

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