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- 31 March 2015 BBC Global News studio managers strike on 1 April
- BECTU issued the followed press release today announcing a 12-hour strike on 1 April by studio managers at BBC Global News. The stoppage will affect World Service output.
- 28 March 2015 FAA networking event for supporting artistes
The Film Artistes Association section of BECTU is holding its second networking and social event for supporting artistes on 2 April.
- 27 March 2015 BECTU receives TUC award for Ritzy Campaign
- BECTU reps have received the 2015 TUC Youth Campaign Award for their work on the Living Wage at the Ritzy Cinema Brixton.
- 26 March 2015 BECTU's Jane Perry to run London Marathon
- BECTU president, Jane Perry, is to run the London Marathon to raise much needed funds for the Harrow MS Therapy Centre.
- 25 March 2015 BBC’s announcement on Clarkson is the ‘right decision’ says BECTU
- Media and entertainment union, BECTU, which is recognised to represent staff at the BBC has issued the following statement following the BBC's decision ((25 March) to end Jeremy Clarkson's employment on Top Gear.
- 24 March 2015 TUC Young Workers to address housing crisis
The TUC Young Workers Forum will make housing for young people a priority campaign in the coming year, following a proposal from BECTU.
- 24 March 2015 Film talks: BECTU members to quote going rates from 1 April
- BECTU members working across the range of film-making skills so appreciated by producers outside the UK will seek to enforce a new set of going pay rates from 1 April.
- 23 March 2015 Neville Lawrence to open Move on Up North careers event
- Neville Lawrence - father of Stephen Lawrence, whose name is central to race relations in the UK - is to underline the importance of attaining a truly diverse media when he delivers a keynote address at Move on Up North in Salford on Wednesday 25 March.
- 17 March 2015 UK film: what future post-election?
- If you care about UK film, do join us to debate the future after the general election on Wednesday 25 March in London. (Venue details below).
- 17 March 2015 ADs branch publishes new film and TV drama rates
- BECTU's newly established Assistant Directors branch has published its terms and conditions along with rates members will be applying to all new contracts signed after 1 April 2015.