1. Charles Dickens (is/was) a British novelist and writer.
Both are OK. Using 'is' states a fact (i.e., he is a novelist and writer), whereas using 'was' refers to time (i.e., he is no longer living).
1. I have got a meeting on Friday night.
I've got or I have, and 'I have got' is used also.
2. You do your job less
responsibility responsibly and I will be informing your bosses.
- My friend will be getting me up
for/to his garden. (It sounds like British English to me)
- This lecture is intended for
/to high level people.