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Please note that the suggested rates below are minima; that rates for copyright works are for limited licences; and that VAT is not included. See notes on negotiating rates and *find a freelance

Eventually, we will present a compendium of rates for sub-editing, as a "cross-section" across all publishing and broadcasting sectors. In the meantime, you need to follow the links below to rates for each of the sectors in which journalists do sub-editing.

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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.