Chris Horkan

Portfolio site for a Manchester-based journalist and web developer

Posted on February 19, 2009 Comments Off on

Through my association with Sound Communication, the ethically minded community interest company, I have created a campaign website for the North West Trade Union Congress (TUC). It highlights issues facing some 250,000 agency and temporary workers in the region – particularly working conditions and pay.

The website,, features news stories, a video channel, labour research reports, documents and resources, and messages of support. Visitors can also register their own support and request legal advice directly through the site. is available in 18 different languages, and also offers an RSS feed and Twitter account to enable supporters to follow the campaign on their own terms.

About Chris Horkan

I'm a journalist and web developer based in Manchester, England. I specialise in arts, culture, technology and the internet.