the media and entertainment union
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Building a better workplace for staff and freelancers
Providing industry recognised training courses to keep you ahead of the game
Securing industry standards in pay  for freelancers
Reasons to Join BECTU

Campaigns

Eyes Half Shut

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

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Campaigns

Give Picturehouse staff the living wage!

The fight continues for staff at Picturehouse cinemas, who are demanding the living wage. Sign BECTU's petition today to show your support. 

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Campaigns

Standing Up

BECTU’s Standing Up campaign is calling for workers to be assertive and challenge unhealthy bullying cultures.

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Events

Focus 2018

Focus 2018 takes place on 4 and 5 December 2018 at the Business Design Centre, Islington.

4
Dec 18
Events

Royal Television Society Futures Careers Fair

The Royal Television Society Futures Careers Fair offers a wealth of tips, tricks and practical advice for breaking into television.

30
Jan 19
Events

BVE 2019

BVE brings together professionals from the media, entertainment and creative industries for three days at London's ExCel, 26 - 28 February, to explore and experience the future of content creation, ...

26
Feb 19
Events

PLASA Focus Leeds 2019

PLASA Focus Leeds, from 14-15 May, is the key live entertainment technology event in the North of England. The latest technology is showcased by 175+ brands for use in live events, concerts, ...

14
May 19
Events

Training & Development

Career development courses available through BECTU are provided at low cost. Whilst in most cases the courses on our bespoke list are open to members and non-members, the programme reflects training needs identified by our membership. Selected courses highlighted below. Use the search box to find more.

Next date
26 November 2018
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Next date
27 November 2018
Location
BECTU Sector Office, London
Next date
5 December 2018
Location
BECTU Sector Office, London
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Partners & Opportunities

Creative Toolkit

If you're a new entrant to the creative sectors, Creative Toolkit is for you. At the heart of this site you'll find information and guidance to help you build a successful and satisfying career in this buzzing industry. Sign up to our free newsletter.

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Young Members Forum

The Young Members Forum keeps BECTU connected with the needs of younger members. The group informs union policy, holds events for young members and builds alliances with young trade unionists across the UK.

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