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BECTU negotiates with the Society of London Theatre on rates of pay and conditions of service for theatre workers in London's West End.

Available to download here (members only) is a data sheet which sets out rates resulting from the 5.2% increase effective Jan 2012 - June 2013 and the 2.7% rise which runs from June 2013 - Oct 2014.

The union is in negotiations on the pay review due 1 October 2014. Read details of the claim submitted July 2014.

SOLT/BECTU agreement.

Also attached to this page UK Theatre/SOLT touring allowances for Sept- Dec 2014. 

Page last updated 3 November 2014.

Freelancers and PLI

Public liability insurance cover, up to £10m per claim, is available to the union's freelance members at low cost. (Just £30 for the policy which runs from 1 May 2016 - 30 April 2017).  More info on PLI hereJoin BECTU  More on benefits and services.

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