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MU National Organiser for Education and Training Diane Widdison answers the question, “Should teachers charge the same for teaching online as they do when teaching face to face?” Our advice is yes - they should.


If your child is learning an instrument, there's no need to stop because of school closures or social distancing. Ask your child's teacher about moving the lessons online.


We are calling on Government to properly protect freelance workers affected by or self-isolating due to coronavirus.


The MU looked at discrimination, harassment and the law at the second On Discrimination: Debriefs session in partnership with shesaid.so.


Nearly a third of Poland has been declared an LGBT+ free zone, as 100 local authorities have said they will not promote LGBT+ tolerance or acceptance. This includes funding NGOs working to promote equality.


City of Edinburgh Council has passed a budget that includes significant cuts to our instrumental music service. But the fight is not over yet.


In this special guest-blog, MU member and session pianist and vocalist Henry Newbury (winner of Pride’s Got Talent) talks about his personal experience in establishing a career as a professional musician.


It’s Heart Unions Week! A celebration of trade unions and the work they do every day giving people a voice at work and in the halls of power.


The UK is out of the European Union as of Friday 31 January. But the fight to protect musicians working in the EU is far from over. More than ever, the campaign for the Musicians’ Passport needs your support.
 


The MU is fighting for a Musicians’ Passport so that you can keep working in the EU post-Brexit. And it looks like the message is getting through.