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Live Events Network

Industry standards

BECTU has launched a comprehensive set of standards for the live events industry to fight for better working conditions for its members in the sector.

The campaign comes as more than three quarters (76%) of BECTU members in the live events sector felt pay ...

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Freelancers Week 2019

Between 22 - 31 March BECTU profiled the work we do with freelancers and what we offer to help support and promote them in the creative industries. 

What we offer

Check out the Resources page to find all our downloadable and sha...

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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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Dignity at Work

BECTU’s flagship Dignity at Work campaign aims to champion workers’ rights to dignity and highlight the role and responsibility of unions in improving workplace culture.

Building on BECTU’s ground-break...

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Moxie campaign logo

Moxie is a new campaign from BECTU for workers in Sky.

As a new dawn rises for Sky, with the purchase of the company by Comcast, BECTU is calling on Sky workers to join us to ensure the strongest future for you.

Moxie website

As part of ...

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Theatre Diversity Action Plan

BECTU’s Theatre Diversity Action Plan is an innovative approach to tackling the lack of diversity in the theatre workforce.

Bringing together more than 90 theatres that have committed to taking practical steps to increase representation of Black and minority ethnic staff in their workforce, the plan has the potential to change the ...

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#YWW2018 – putting young workers centre stage

Young workers in creative industries will take centre stage as BECTU leads events and activities to mark Young Workers’ Week 2018.

Highlights of the week, from November 24-30, will include a young activists’ training session, social events, workshops and a special joining offer. <...

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Standing Up

Following BECTU’s Eyes Half Shut campaign, the London Production Division has listened to the concerns of its members and is using its 2019 campaign to shine a light on the culture of bullying within th...

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Eyes Half Shut

Eyes Half Shut campaign

BECTU is campaigning for productions to decrease hours to improve productivity, safety and work life balance in the film and TV industries.

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Living Staff Living Wage

Living Staff Living Wage

The fight continues for staff at Picturehouse cinemas, who are demanding the living wage. 

The Living Staff Living Wage campaign began in 2014 when union members at the Ritzy cinema in Brixton won a 26% pay rise and an agreeme...

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