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26 September 2016 Calling West Midlands' film creatives Calling West Midlands' film creatives
Does your film career need a turbo boost? Well read on for this opportunity for mentoring and masterclasses designed for film creatives based in the West Midlands. Application deadline 30 September 2016.
22 September 2016 Ritzy forced to strike again in bid for Living Wage Ritzy forced to strike again in bid for Living Wage
Members at the Ritzy cinema in Brixton will be on strike from midday on Saturday 24 September until 5am on Sunday 25 September in a further bid to secure the Living Wage for staff.
22 September 2016 Roundhouse: senior technician vacancy Roundhouse: senior technician vacancy
The Roundhouse is recruiting a senior technician. The information below has been provided by the Roundhouse recruitment team. Application deadline 9.00am, Monday 3 October 2016.
22 September 2016 BBC: Four shows up for tender as fallout begins ... BBC: Four shows up for tender as fallout begins ...
Barely a week after draft proposals for the renewal of the BBC's Charter were published, the process of opening up yet more of the BBC's content to production by independent producers has begun.
16 September 2016 Draft BBC Charter published Draft BBC Charter published
Most coverage of yesterday's publication of the draft BBC Charter focused on the government's insistence that the BBC will publish the salaries of all staff - both on and off screen - earning more than £150,000 a year.
15 September 2016 BECTU welcomes new president BECTU welcomes new president
Long-standing union activist, Ann Jones, is being welcomed as BECTU's new president. Nominations for the post closed on Monday 12 September and, being the only nominee, Ann has been confirmed as the union's most senior lay representative.
15 September 2016 Train to be a production co-ordinator Train to be a production co-ordinator
Creative Skillset and the BBC are delighted to announce a new training programme: The Production Co-ordinator Training Programme.
14 September 2016 TUC Congress: BECTU leads debates on diversity and the BBC TUC Congress: BECTU leads debates on diversity and the BBC
BECTU led debates on diversity in broadcasting and on the BBC licence fee at yesterday's TUC Congress in Brighton.
9 September 2016 Reasonable Adjustment: A Reps' Guide Reasonable Adjustment: A Reps' Guide
BECTU reps are invited to join us for a workshop focused on support for disabled members in the workplace. Discussion and learning will centre on the issue of reasonable adjustment.
6 September 2016 Unions condemn ITV's plans to close pension scheme Unions condemn ITV's plans to close pension scheme
ITV's recognised unions - BECTU, the NUJ and Unite - have reacted angrily to the company's plans to close its defined benefits pension scheme to future accruals.

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