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Broadcasters must team up to compete with Netflix
Broadcasters must team up to compete with Netflix

29 November 2018

Philippa Childs welcomes Ofcom call for UK Netflix competitior

A day in the life of an Art Technician
A day in the life of an Art Technician

8 November 2018

When you start working as an Art Technician you know you'll handle art and artefacts in all their various guises - you know; paintings, sculpture, and maybe the occasional bit of furniture. What you don't think you'll be doing is packing and handling moon pants.

The menopause. Still taboo?
The menopause. Still taboo?

5 November 2018

BECTU national secretary Sarah Ward writes about using #talkBECTU week as an opportunity to start discussing the menopause

Standing up – for yourself, and for each other
Standing up – for yourself, and for each other

2 November 2018

BECTU members will be able to stand up for each other more effectively if they know how to stand up for themselves properly, says assistant national secretary Paul Evans.

BECTU insight: Budget 2018
BECTU insight: Budget 2018

31 October 2018

BECTU’s Freelance and Research Officer Tony Lennon sets out what the key points of the chancellor’s budget could mean for freelance members.

Gerry’s pre-union week message to members
Gerry’s pre-union week message to members

25 October 2018

In the run-up to union week 2018, Gerry Morrissey speaks to members.

BECTU on Bodyguard - Carl "Lump" Dunn
BECTU on Bodyguard - Carl "Lump" Dunn

14 October 2018

The final interview in our series celebrating BECTU members who worked on Bodyguard is with Carl “Lump” Dunn, who worked as an additional grip on the show.

BECTU on Bodyguard - My Alehammar
BECTU on Bodyguard - My Alehammar

13 October 2018

In celebration of BECTU members working on Bodyguard, we’re profiling three people involved in the production of this high-profile show.

BECTU on Bodyguard - Christian Rigg
BECTU on Bodyguard - Christian Rigg

12 October 2018

Jed Mercurio’s drama series Bodyguard broke records last month with viewing figures so impressive (10.4 million) they made national news.

Reflections on the Freelancers' Fair 2018
Reflections on the Freelancers' Fair 2018

2 May 2018

More than 300 visitors, guest contributors and exhibitors experienced another successful Freelancers' Fair on Friday 27 April at the Royal Institution in central London.

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