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Reasons to Join BECTU

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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Campaigns

Live Events Network

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.

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Events

'Standing up for yourself ... and for each other' Roadshow

A workshop to help you learn to spot and block bullying behaviours and reduce the bullying that happens in the industry and find out what the union can and is doing for you.

30
Mar 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

BECTU Sector Conference 2019

BECTU's 2019 Sector Conference takes place in Brighton on Sunday/Monday 19-20 May.

19
May 19
Events

ABTT Show 2019

Hosted by the Association of British Theatre Technicians this show on Wednesday 5 June and Thursday 6 June 2019 offers a great learning and networking opportunity for people working in theatre and ...

5
Jun 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.

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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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