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7 December 2017 Regional theatre pay survey launches today Regional theatre pay survey launches today
If you work in the theatre, outside of London's commercial West End, then here's your chance to influence your future pay. Do take part in a survey being launched today (Thursday 7 December); the results will inform BECTU's negotiations with UK Theatre in 2018.
22 November 2017 BECTU urges 'respect at work' clause in response to Weinstein BECTU urges  'respect at work' clause in response to Weinstein
BECTU is urging employers in film and TV production to introduce a 'respect at work' clause into all contracts to promote workplaces free from bullying and harassment.
22 November 2017 Budget highlights for freelancers Budget highlights for freelancers
Thank you to our colleagues at Prospect head office for their swift analysis and initial summary of today's budget. Here we highlight those paragraphs from their Autumn Budget 2017 report which relate to freelancers and the self-employed.
19 November 2017 Make Your Mark event at MediaCityUK Make Your Mark event at MediaCityUK
BECTU's support for new entrants to the creative sectors continues with Make Your Mark at MediaCityUK on Monday 20 November. And we still have a few tickets left.
5 November 2017 Celebrating Living Wage accreditation Celebrating Living Wage accreditation
It's official! As part of Prospect, BECTU is now proud to be accredited by the Living Wage Foundation as a Living Wage employer.
11 July 2017 Union's statement on the Taylor Review Union's statement on the Taylor Review
Responding to the Taylor Review, Mike Clancy, general secretary of Prospect, has warned that 'new rules and rights for workers are no use if they can't be enforced'. BECTU is the largest sector of Prospect with a growing staff and freelance membership.
2 June 2017 Living wage strikes at Picturehouse this weekend Living wage strikes at Picturehouse this weekend
BECTU members at four Picturehouse venues in the capital will be on strike this weekend (3-4 June) as they continue to press their employer to pay the Living Wage.
31 May 2017 BECTU signs historic TV drama sector agreement with Pact BECTU signs historic TV drama sector agreement with Pact
Following an overwhelming endorsement from BECTU's freelance members, the union has signed off on the first sector agreement covering crew in TV drama since 2003.
23 March 2017 Creatives back call for Picturehouse living wage boycott Creatives back call for Picturehouse living wage boycott
Low paid workers fighting for the Living Wage at Picturehouse cinemas have received a great boost to their campaign. Their call for a boycott of the Picturehouse circuit, owned by Cineworld, has won the backing of leading creatives at home and abroad.
20 February 2017 Vacancy: Project Co-ordinator (Union Learning Fund)
Applications are invited for a new project coordinator post to support the training department at BECTU's office in Clapham. This is a part-time post offered on a fixed term contract until 31 March 2018.

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