The BBC has an agreement with BECTU which covers the core interests of all freelancers working on BBC productions. The framework agreement was agreed in April 2010.

Minimum rates for drama freelancers

Attached to this page is the latest info on minimum rates, efffective 1 April 2018, for Continuing Drama Series and Series and Serials. Contact us with any queries.

Working freelance for the BBC and getting paid

The BBC Freelance Payment Portal launched in October 2013. More info here. See also attached to this page, the BBC's standard contracts for the self-employed/service companies and workers.

Last page update 24 September 2018.