Notes on negotiating rates for
Whatever / Sub-editing / all sectors

This is a "cross-section" through the Fees Guide: practice and therefore negotiation varies across different sectors. For advice, tips on negotiating, etc, please go back to the rates page and follow the link to the relevant sector from its rates header.

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Text © Mike Holderness & previous contributors; Moral rights asserted. Comments to please. You may find the glossary helpful.

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.