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URGENT. We need YOUR help to get us to 10K ASAP!!

CAN WE GET TO 10K IN 48 HOURS?! PLEASE ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO SIGN & SHARE. 

Hello everyone, 

I can’t believe it’s been nearly 4 months since I first set up this petition & here we are, still fighting for justice, still pleading for support that we should’ve been entitled to in the first place. 

But the important thing is that we are still here. And we are still fighting. But we need your help to get this petition to 10K. There’s an exciting event happening near parliament next week re petitions & ours will look much stronger if we can at least get it to 10K. Plus, there’s also a chance we can swap it over to an official parliament one if we get to 10K!

So please please share this with as many people as you can. Feel free to tweet, pop it on Instagram or FaceBook, email/text all your contacts & beg your friends to get involved. We really need your help to finally get this to 10K.

I just want to say a massive thank you from the bottom of my heart to everyone who’s  signed, shared, donated & supported us so far. 

Please do keep up to date with our campaign and follow us on Twitter @ForgottenPAYE twitter.com/ForgottenPAYE #ForgottenFreelancers #ExcludedUK

Feel free to have a watch/listen/read of our extensive press coverage (this doesn’t even cover all the press we’ve had!) 

We’ll keep fighting,

Jodie x

 
WATCH:

 ITV News Feature -
https://www.itv.com/news/2020-06-25/coronavirus-covid-19-financial-suffering-government-job-retention-scheme-self-employed-support-scheme/

Ellie Phillips on ITV News - https://twitter.com/elliephillipsuk/status/1278043478245675010?s=21

BBC News Feature – https://twitter.com/bbcbusiness/status/1277989176890265600?s=21

STV News feature – (featuring Jodie McCallum, Mairi Claire Bowser & Jordane Symington)  https://twitter.com/jodiepresents/status/1272965600235737090?s=21

BBC North West feature (featuring Ellie Phillips) https://twitter.com/ForgottenPAYE/status/1271369107510898688?s=20

Ellie Phillips on Talk Radio with Mike Graham - https://twitter.com/talkRADIO/status/1270329798708072449

LISTEN: 

Jodie McCallum on BBC Radio London Drivetime with Eddie Nestor - https://twitter.com/jodiepresents/status/1280608229576359938?s=21

Jodie McCallum on Good Morning Scotland BBC Radio Scotland -  https://twitter.com/jodiepresents/status/1273551484253282306?s=21

 Jodie McCallum on Talk Radio with Darryl Morris  - (long version)  https://youtu.be/j0Lfzut9_q4
(Short version)  https://twitter.com/jodiepresents/status/1271504710529421312?s=21
  
Ellie Phillips on TalkRadio with Claudia-Liza Armah -https://twitter.com/elliephillipsuk/status/1277337725834797056?s=21

Ellie Phillips on Which Money podcast - https://www.which.co.uk/money/podcast
 
READ MORE:  
Treasury Committee Report – https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/treasury-committee/news-parliament-2017/economic-impact-of-coronavirus-report-published-19-21/

BBC News Ents –(featuring Jodie McCallum & Ellie Phillips)  https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-53028015
 
Jodie McCallum’s open letter to the chancellor Prospect & Bectu blog - https://prospect.org.uk/news/dear-chancellor-im-a-freelancer-left-behind-by-your-broken-promises/
 
Guardian – Martin Lewis interview  https://twitter.com/emmalousheppard/status/1275000412370882568?s=21
 
Guardian -
https://amp.theguardian.com/stage/2020/jun/18/seismic-torturous-and-gruelling-forgotten-uk-arts-workers-fall-through-support-cracks?CMP=share_btn_tw&__twitter_impression=true
 https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/jun/15/more-than-a-million-left-out-of-coronavirus-income-support-say-mps

BBC News - https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/business-53044835

SNP press release - https://www.chrisstephens.scot/2020/06/18/national-freelancers-day-chris-stephens-demands-uk-govt-pay-out-for-forgotten-freelancers/

Telegraph – https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.telegraph.co.uk/money/consumer-affairs/went-presenting-six-nations-bbc-having-claim-universal-credit/amp/

Sky News - https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/news.sky.com/story/amp/coronanvirus-over-a-million-workers-locked-out-of-support-schemes-mps-12007013

Financial Times (front cover) - https://twitter.com/financialtimes/status/1272251730206568448?s=21

Yahoo – https://www.yahoo.com/news/coronavirus-job-support-paye-freelancers-left-out-covid-seiss-110041498.html?guccounter=1

City AM - https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.cityam.com/over-1m-locked-out-of-coronavirus-income-support-schemes-mps-warn/amp/

Daily Mail -  https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/markets/article-8419751/MPs-demand-help-coronavirus-forgotten-million.html

The Times –  https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/money/from-85k-a-year-to-95-a-week-how-we-will-rebuild-our-lives-after-covid-19-9w2q5kk65

London Economic - https://www.thelondoneconomic.com/opinion/we-are-not-all-in-this-together-the-forgotten-freelancers/01/06/

Press Gazette - https://pressgazette.co.uk/forgotten-paye-freelancers-plead-for-government-support-as-covid-19-crisis-reaches-three-month-mark/

Variety - https://variety.com/2020/tv/news/forgotten-freelancers-highlighted-campaign-coronavirus-financial-support-1234572161/

Huffington Post - https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/coronavirus-gaps-financial-help_uk_5ec3a875c5b61486e5865c82 

Express – https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1294907/seiss-statistics-hmrc-eligible-claim?fbclid=IwAR1gcc-3Q3hA5HQAelZx7AgaPPwzZ7Dnxfu11elB4tOM1BJ5FnzhgHxPrbM

Independent - https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/coronavirus-housing-crisis-renters-furlough-scheme-uk-lockdown-universal-credit-a9561031.html%3famp

Jodie McCallum
8 months ago