The controversy over employers' use of unpaid labour continues and this time the Miss World contest has been drawn into the debate.
Tom Bell gives an initial report on the meeting (12 October 2014) of freelance branch reps called to discuss the draft PACT/BECTU film agreement.
Martin Spence, assistant general secretary of BECTU, gives his insight into issues for new entrants as part of an online Q&A session with BAFTA Crew members in August 2014.
Gus Baker, organising official, writes on the issues facing workers in VFX and the support available from BECTU.
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.