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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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14 June 2018
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News & Events

Tax with Tony

Find out what you need to know about tax for freelancers in the creative sectors. Join BECTU's freelance and research officer Tony Lennon in Birmingham on Wednesday 27 June from 7pm. You'll be able ...

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Jun 18
Events

BECTU Post Fest

Join us for panel discussions, Post and VFX masterclasses, SFX demonstrations, CV clinics plus industry exhibitors at a fabulous Soho venue. Pre-register to be first in line for tickets.

9
Sep 18
Events

Campaigns

BBC Terms & Conditions - ballot open!

After extensive negotiations major new proposals on BBC staff terms & conditions will be considered by union members in a consultative ballot open from 24 May - 11 June 2018. Find out more about the new deal.

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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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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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