Training alert

NUJ PROFESSIONAL training courses resume this autumn with Winning and Negotiating Freelance Work on Friday 21 September at the NUJ's HQ (Headland House). It's from 10am-6pm and costs £70 for NUJ members, with a discount for student members. Details are at www.nuj.org.uk/events/2018/09/21

There's a tax seminar on being self-employed and your tax affairs, for freelances, on Monday 24 September. It's free: to book: see www.nuj.org.uk/events/2018/09/24

There's a free NUJ professional training course on Understanding Pension Schemes at Headland House on Thursday 27 September from 10am to 4pm. it's members only. For details: www.nuj.org.uk/events/2018/09/27

First Steps in Freelancing, a course for those starting out as freelance journalists, is on Friday 5 October from 10:30 to 6, also at Headland House. It's £60 for NUJ members. Find out more at www.nuj.org.uk/events/first-steps-in-freelancing-october-2018

The Federation of Entertainment Unions runs FEU Training, with courses free for NUJ members. For a webinar on Strategies for Success at 11am on Thursday 23 August see www.feutraining.org/2018/webinar-strategies-for-success-11am-23-aug

And on Friday 17 August the FEU has a face-to-face course on Effective Communication to improve your terms and conditions: see www.feutraining.org/2018/effective-communication-17-aug-london