The Media and Entertainment Union
Building a better workplace for staff and freelancers
Building a better workplace for staff and freelancers
Building a better workplace for staff and freelancers
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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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26 May 2016
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News & Events

Freelancers' Fair 2016

Our 2016 Freelancers' Fair takes place on Friday 27 May at the Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle St. London W1S 4BS. (Five minutes walk from Green Park tube).

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International Make-up Artist Trade Show (IMATS) 2016

IMATS London 2016 will be held June 3-5 at the Olympia National in Central London.

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Campaigns

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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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

BBC Love It Or Lose It

The BBC Love It Or Lose It campaign, from the UK's Federation of Entertainment Unions, backs a well resourced Corporation funded from the licence fee.

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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.

Creative Toolkit

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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