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Sound Values - Value Sound

Sound professionals want to be respected and paid properly for what they do. They want their work to be valued. They want to work decent hours with proper breaks wherever possible. When they supply their own equipment, they want to be paid properly for it. Our campaign is underway. Use the link to find out more.

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BBC: Love it or Lose It!

16 June 2015

BECTU is one of the main organisations behind a new campaign in support of BBC Charter Renewal and a fair licence fee ...

Massive support for UK Theatre pay deal

05 June 2015

BECTU members have today posted a massive vote in favour of a two-year pay deal for workers in regional theatre.

  1. Find Your Future 2015: summer event for apprentices and trainees
  2. Malcolm McDowell re-thinks visit to EIFF
  3. BECTU pursues feature film over offers of unpaid work
  4. BECTU backs People's Assembly & Pride 2015
  5. Three-year pay deal on Disney's Lion King

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The 2015 course programme is available for booking here. We will be adding courses over the next few of months.

Coming soon - a brand new course for How to deal with trauma, recognising post traumatic stress and coping with it. The course gives advice on how to avoid having a trauma on a production.

Other new courses for 2015 include Maximising Your Online Presence and Developing a Strategy  and multiple dates for the City and Guilds 7300 Introduction to Trainer Skills

Editing courses for 2015 available here new course one day Photoshop intro

2015 Emergency First Aid at Work dates here 

BECTU's own IOSH accredited Creative Industries Safety Passport ...practical, cost-effective and widely recognised. Taking place in London, Salford, Leeds and Cardiff.

2015 BECTU reps short course programme now available to book.

Go to BECTU Learning Projects for courses in England, Scotland & Wales.


IMATS (International Make-up Arts Trade Show)

10 - 12 July 2015

Location: Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, London W14 8UX, UK

BVE at Excel 2016

23 - 25 February 2016

Location: London's ExCel, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL.

BVE returns once more to London's ExCel from 23-25 February 2016, promising a great day out.

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