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Here we group lists of rates that apply across different sectors or fields of work. ("Cross-sections" summarising rates already listed under their respective sectors are not included in the printable version.)

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For negotiating advice, see the sections of this Guide covering each field of work. And see the index of advice relevant to all areas of freelancing.

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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.