covid-19: see advice in the Freelance.


Below are links to the agreements currently available to the Fees Guide editors. It's going to be a while before we've gathered all that exist. If we find an agreement that covers more than one type of work, it will appear more than once in this list.

Agreements / BBC and national TV
Agreements / Commercial radio
* The Radio Centre agreement 2007-08 (117k scan in PDF file)
Agreements / Magazines
* Business Week description of 2000 deal (RTF file)
Agreements / National newspapers
* Guardian rates for space (2005!) (150kb JPEG screenshot)
Agreements / Negotiating rates and rights
* Business Week description of 2000 deal (RTF file)
Agreements / Videography
More advice and links...
* Rates for the Job good, bad and ugly
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The National Union of Journalists must not, can not and would not wish to dictate rates or terms of engagement to members or to editors. The information presented here is for guidance and as an aid to equitable negotiation only.

Suggestions apply to contracts governed by UK law only. In any event, nothing here should be construed as legal advice.