The Gong - © Dave Rotchelle
The Gong

The Gong is awarded to publishers who need a wake-up call on payment; and this month it goes to Nursing Standard, losing an invoice for four months and then announcing that they "don't put invoices through until the feature is on the flatplan". And this is from the Royal College of Nursing, a trade union with many freelance members... To calculate the interest and compensation on late payments, see

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