A proposition on 'Great Jobs' was passed at the TUC's Brighton Congress on Monday 11 September. BECTU Sector Executive Committee member and delegate at TUC Congress, Mike Dick took to the stage to share his support for the motion, and to argue for quality, decent jobs for staff and freelancers in the creative sectors.
With pay at the BBC at the centre of a national debate, BECTU officials, Sarah Ward and Noel McClean, respectively, national secretary and assistant national secretary, confirm just where BECTU stands.
Read BECTU's response to the Government's plans to increase freelance rates of national insurance by 1% in each of the next two years. Add your comments in the below.
Tony Lennon, research officer, writes on the government's draft regulations on tax changes affecting the self-employed. Please read!
The Chancellor announced a wide range of tax changes in last week's Autumn Statement - some were predictable thanks to leaks or various consultations in the last year, while others were unexpected. Tony Lennon, BECTU's research officer explores the effect of the changes on BECTU members.
BECTU is the UK's media and entertainment trade union; sectors covered include broadcasting, film, independent production, theatre and the arts, IT and telecoms, live events, leisure and digital media.