London Freelance Branch meetings in 1999
These were the subjects of LFB meetings in 1999. Links are given to
reports where available.
||Annual General Meeting
||Media ownership: debate at the
House of Commons.
We heard from Jim Flint, about the writing of his
first novel Habitus;
Roger Osborne about The
||Physio Bunny Martin
gave us tips on how to stop
photographers at the sharp end in debate with a senior police officer.
No writeup, but see here.
||Fairness at Work: the Bill
||An imaginative accountant brought us up to date on
dealing with tax and we had a surprise
speaker from Serbia.
on hanging on to union recognition, getting re-recognition, and the
implications for freelances.
Evans and Chris Wheal spoke on how to negotiate effectively with editors
and clients. See here.
||Debates on motions on union policy
(preparing for the Annual Delegate Meeting).
||Playwright Howard Brenton
spoke about journalism and the theatre.