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BECTU recommends 6% pay offer from UK Theatre

12 May 2015

BECTU is urging members covered by the UK Theatre agreement to support a 6% pay offer over two years. The collective agreement ...

New ratecard for feature film after break with PACT

06 May 2015

BECTU has today issued a new ratecard covering work on feature films in the UK after talks with employer's body PACT on a new ...

  1. BBC wants to slash HR staff numbers
  2. Globe tour guides on strike: "The Pays the Thing"
  3. Massive support for ITV national strike
  4. Freelancers' Fair 2015: Meet the Exhibitors
  5. Studio managers in BBC News to strike

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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 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.


Freelancers' Fair 2015

29 May 2015

Location: Ravensbourne College of Design & Communication, 6 Penrose Way, Greenwich Peninsula, London SE10 0EW

BECTU's annual event for freelancers in TV & film, staged with the support of several industry partners, marks its 10th ...

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015

5 - 10 June 2015

Location: Multiple venues, Sheffield

Doc/Fest is an international documentary event that happens in Sheffield in June 2015, and will have

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