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Props Department

Recommended rates of pay for freelances working in the props department are available to download from this page.

BECTU is now urging all members working in feature films to apply the appropriate rates to all new contracts that are signed after 1 April.

Because BECTU has notified employers in the Film Industry about this, they will be expecting crew members to be quoting these rates from 1 April.

The latest rates (attached to this page) are effective from April 2015. the document also provides guidance on working hours and overtime. 

Last page update March 2015. 

Freelances and PLI

Public liability insurance cover, up to £10m per claim, is available to the union's freelance members at low cost. (Just £21 for the policy which runs from 1 May 2014 - 30 April 2015).  More info on PLI hereJoin BECTU  More on benefits and services.

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