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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. 

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 TV Drama: Lighting technicians’ rates increase

01 April 2015

Lighting technicians working on in-house BBC TV drama productions will start benefiting today (1 April) from new pay rates ...

BBC Global News studio managers strike on 1 April

31 March 2015

BECTU issued the followed press release today announcing a 12-hour strike on 1 April by studio managers at BBC Global News. The ...

  1. FAA networking event for supporting artistes
  2. BECTU receives TUC award for Ritzy Campaign
  3. BECTU's Jane Perry to run London Marathon
  4. BBC’s announcement on Clarkson is the ‘right decision’ says BECTU
  5. Film talks: BECTU members to quote going rates from 1 April

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

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 and 3 day First Aid at Work on 12-14 May booking 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.


FAA Social Event - April

2 April 2015

Location: The Ship, 134 New Cavendish St, W1W 6YB

The Film Artistes Association section of BECTU is holding its second networking and social event for supporting artistes this ...

BECTU Annual Conference 2015

9 May 2015 - 10 May 2014

Location: Floral Hall, Devonshire Park, Eastbourne

BECTU's 2015 annual conference will be held in Eastbourne on Saturday 9 May 2015.

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