The BPPA 19/20 Chair’s Report

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Despite the unforeseen global COVID19 pandemic and resulting negative effects on our industry, The BPPA have had yet another very busy and productive year with success in many projects, from an all-round stirling team effort by the BPPA’s elected Board members in what have been very challenging circumstances for us all.  The Chair wishes to express his personal gratitude to all of our Board members for

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News gatherers are key workers

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News gatherers are key workers. That was made clear by HM Government during the original COVID-19 lockdown and our Police forces acknowledged the vital role media workers play by recognising the UK Press Card Authority’s official Press Card as sufficient evidence that the holder is a working journalist. Members of The British Press Photographers’ Association and their colleagues with UK Press Cards issued by other bodies

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Membership Subscriptions Update

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Back at the end of March this year The BPPA announced that there would be a subscriptions holiday for any member who felt that it woud help whilst the Covid-19 Pandemic was at its height, the country was effectively locked down and work was drying up fast. This was initially for a three month period which came up for review at a meeting of the Association’s

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