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EdFringe: BECTU agrees new code on employment practices
EdFringe: BECTU agrees new code on employment practices

10 August 2018

Edinburgh Fringe employers have a new Code of Conduct for Good Employment Practices after negotiations between BECTU and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society.

EdFringe: why is the Playhouse Theatre being sidelined?
EdFringe: why is the Playhouse Theatre being sidelined?

9 August 2018

BECTU’s Edinburgh Theatre members have called for robust action by Edinburgh’s City Council after Fergus Linehan, International Festival Director, only programmed three one-night shows at ...

Live events in the spotlight
Live events in the spotlight

6 August 2018

BECTU has launched a survey for members working in live events as the first step in plans to set up a connected Live Events Network.

Moxie initiative for Sky workers launches today
Moxie initiative for Sky workers launches today

3 August 2018

BECTU has launched a new information and recruitment initiative at Sky to build on existing membership numbers at the company.

Long-hours culture leads to dangerous driving
Long-hours culture leads to dangerous driving

30 July 2018

BECTU is asking all workers in film and TV to make their views known about the dangers of driving to and from work on long-hours productions.

BFI urged to stop using Picturehouse venues during LFF
BFI urged to stop using Picturehouse venues during LFF

30 July 2018

BECTU is appealing to the BFI to stop using Picturehouse venues for screenings during this year's London Film Festival.

Major Motion Picture Agreement 2018 – an open letter to film workers
Major Motion Picture Agreement 2018 – an open letter to film workers

17 July 2018

In a significant advance for industrial relations in film the first ever Major Motion Picture Agreement (MMPA), covering budgets from £30m up, came into effect on 1 April 2018, writes BECTU nati...

Union concerns over FROTH-PAK Foam
Union concerns over FROTH-PAK Foam

13 July 2018

BECTU is in talks with safety specialists 1st Option Safety to secure the most up-to-date advice on the use of FROTH-PAK Foam Insulation a product used by construction workers in film.

Tribunal finds that Ritzy reps were unfairly dismissed
Tribunal finds that Ritzy reps were unfairly dismissed

12 July 2018

The Employment Tribunals have found that Picturehouse Cinemas Ltd acted unlawfully when it dismissed BECTU representatives last year.

The complaints brought by BECTU representatives at the...

BECTU statement: BBC Annual Report 2017-18
BECTU statement: BBC Annual Report 2017-18

11 July 2018

Commenting on today's publication of the BBC’s Annual Report 2017-18, Sarah Ward, BECTU’s assistant national secretary, said:

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