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Building societies to petition Gordon Brown on stamp duty

Building society chiefs are set to present a petition against stamp duty to the Chancellor in the run up to the general election campaign.

Feb 14, 2005 | Web Watch

Freelance petition gets union backing

Members of BECTU's (Broadcasting Entertainment Cinematograph and Theatre Union) freelance sections have been urged to contribute to an online petition about excessive working hours.

Jan 27, 2005 | Web Watch

NUJ to revamp web guide on freelance fees

The UK's National Union of Journalists is working on a new standalone website dedicated to information on freelance rates, and is calling for help in rewriting and expanding the freelance photography section.

Jan 14, 2005 | Web Watch

Hackers use Beckham bait to disguise Trojan

Sophos have warned computer users that a file said to contain compromising pictures of David Beckham is in fact infected by the Hackarmy Trojan horse.

Oct 15, 2004 | Web Watch

Revenue asked for public apology

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has demanded an apology from the Inland Revenue after it sent 100,000 letters to self-employed people.

Sep 14, 2004 | Web Watch

UK business 'booming', says SBS

Figures from the Small Business Service (SBS), part of the Department of Trade and Industry, represented the speediest increase in business numbers since data was first collected on the subject in 1995.

Aug 31, 2004 | Web Watch

Britons are not workaholics

Most Britons do not consider themselves to be workaholics, according to a survey by employment specialists Begbies Traynor.

Aug 27, 2004 | Web Watch