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Find details here of BECTU's latest campaigns and projects. Use the information here to take part.

BBC Terms & Conditions 2017

BECTU is embarking on a major consultation on a proposed new Terms & Conditions package in the BBC, alongside  BBC, NUJ and Unite.

BECTU has been negotiating hard to get the best deal possible, and is keen to hear what you think. A series of roadshows will be taking place across the country...

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OB Network

BECTU's OB Network is growing and we're hitting the road. View the Diary page in this mini-site for details of opportunities to get together during Wimbledon 2017. 

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Organising VFX

BECTU is the union for staff working in the Visual Effects (VFX) industry ...... What’s the problem in VFX?

 VFX studios are being put under a financial squeeze by production companies. Instead of competing on the quality of work that they can produce, many are participating in a destructive race to rock bottom, paying...

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Protecting Copyright

BECTU is part of the industry coalition which is campaigning for greater protections for creative rights against illegal downloads. The union also works with the Industry Trust on this issue.

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TV Drama Agreement Consultation

A guide to the BECTU/PACT TV Drama Agreement


BECTU and Pact have been in negotiations on a TV Drama agreement (the Agreement) that will cover all key working terms and conditions for crew engaged on indie UK drama and comedy. It is envisaged that most TV drama and comedy commissioned by independent producers will b...

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VFX Credits Campaign

BECTU is campaigning to ensure that every VFX artist working on motion pictures and TV dramas will receive a credit for their contribution to the film. The union has published a petitio...

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You’re never alone with a chaperone



BECTU has called for an industry-wide approach to employment for chaperones and tutors in feature film, TV and theatre work. This involves a call for fair treatment and for an urgent dialogue with the TV, film and theatre industries about a consistent approach to empl...

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