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Launch shines light on value of designers
Launch shines light on value of designers

20 April 2018

Theatre set, lighting and costume designers packed the Cottesloe room at London’s National Theatre on 17 April to have their say on a new joint campaign for their work to be valued and recognise...

New tool to help tackle gender pay gap
New tool to help tackle gender pay gap

13 April 2018

Broadcast, the TV industry trade weekly, has today (Friday 13 April) published its research confirming that women are paid on average 14.8 per cent less than men in television.

#TimesUp headlines Freelancers’ Fair 2018
#TimesUp headlines Freelancers’ Fair 2018

12 April 2018

BECTU issued the following press release today, 12 April, about the upcoming Freelancers' Fair on Friday 27 April.

Freelancers' Fair 2018: sponsors and exhibitors
Freelancers' Fair 2018: sponsors and exhibitors

12 April 2018

Six industry sponsors and a host of exhibitors are backing BECTU's Freelancers' Fair on Friday 27 April in London.

Pay increase secured for 2017/18 at BFI
Pay increase secured for 2017/18 at BFI

10 April 2018

Trade unions BECTU and Unite have secured a 1% consolidated pay increase for 2017/18 for British Film Institute (BFI) staff.

National minimum wage increases
National minimum wage increases

2 April 2018

Spring time has brought an increase to the national minimum and living wage rates. Whilst the union is an active campaigner for the real Living Wage it's important to share news of the new statutory m...

Freelancers' Fair 2018 - don't miss out
Freelancers' Fair 2018 - don't miss out

1 April 2018

Fancy a great value industry day out which examines some of the challenges for film and TV production whilst delivering new contacts?

At last the new film agreement arrives
At last the new film agreement arrives

29 March 2018

After more than five years of talks, the UK film industry gets its first collective agreement for big budget film on 2 April. Time now to celebrate this achievement which establishes a common set of ...

Dagenham Studios is vote of confidence in UK film
Dagenham Studios is vote of confidence in UK film

27 March 2018

BECTU has welcomed plans for new film and TV studios in Dagenham, East London.

Al Jazeera English faces industrial action
Al Jazeera English faces industrial action

27 March 2018

BECTU members at Al Jazeera English have today voted for industrial action in their ongoing dispute over the company's failure to deliver a consolidated pay increase in any of the last four years.

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