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London Freelance Branch meetings in 1999

These were the subjects of LFB meetings in 1999. Links are given to reports where available.

Date Speaker/subject
Jan 11 Annual General Meeting
Feb 08 Media ownership: debate at the House of Commons.
Mar 08 We heard from Jim Flint, about the writing of his first novel Habitus; Roger Osborne about The Floating Egg.
Apr 12 Physio Bunny Martin gave us tips on how to stop RSI.
May 10 We got photographers at the sharp end in debate with a senior police officer. No writeup, but see here.
Jun 14 Fairness at Work: the Bill
Jul 12 An imaginative accountant brought us up to date on dealing with tax and we had a surprise speaker from Serbia.
August No meeting
Sep 13 A discussion on hanging on to union recognition, getting re-recognition, and the implications for freelances.
Oct 11 Humphrey Evans and Chris Wheal spoke on how to negotiate effectively with editors and clients. See here.
Nov 08 Debates on motions on union policy (preparing for the Annual Delegate Meeting).
Dec 13 Playwright Howard Brenton spoke about journalism and the theatre.