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Union wins reassurances for production staff on BBC Doctors
Union wins reassurances for production staff on BBC Doctors

15 August 2017

BECTU is determined to limit the uncertainties for workers on Doctors - the BBC's successful daytime soap opera - when the production is put out to tender later this year.

Film construction crews: ballot result
Film construction crews: ballot result

11 August 2017

Spencer MacDonald, BECTU's national secretary and the officer for the film construction branch has today announced the result of the recent pay ballot.

Further Picturehouse strikes to take place this weekend
Further Picturehouse strikes to take place this weekend

2 August 2017

BECTU members at five London Picturehouse venues will stage further strikes this weekend.

Looking for an apprenticeship? Join us at Find Your Future 2017
Looking for an apprenticeship? Join us at Find Your Future 2017

27 July 2017

Our summer event for creative sector new entrants looking to sign up as apprentices or trainees is almost here. Book now for Find Your Future 2017 (Wednesday 9 August) and use the opportunity to lear...

Apprenticeships in the creative sector
Apprenticeships in the creative sector

27 July 2017

Plans for our third annual event for would-be apprentices and trainees in the creative sector are well underway and once again visitors can look forward to meeting employers who are running apprentice...

Doctors tender premature says BECTU
Doctors tender premature says BECTU

25 July 2017

BECTU is insisting that the BBC's decision to invite tenders for the production of Doctors is premature given that an internal review into the current programme tendering exercise is not due to report...

BECTU turns spotlight on low pay as BBC names top earners
BECTU turns spotlight on low pay as BBC names top earners

19 July 2017

BECTU successfully turned the spotlight on low pay at the BBC today as the Corporation defended pay deals with its highest paid on-screen talent.

Royal Opera House members seek 4% increase
Royal Opera House members seek 4% increase

18 July 2017

Rising inflation and high transport and travel costs in the capital explain BECTU's claim for a 4% increase in basic pay at the Royal Opera House.

'Army of talented and skilled freelancers' underpin creative sector, says report
'Army of talented and skilled freelancers' underpin creative sector, says report

17 July 2017

The Creative Industries Federation (CIF) has published a report today (Monday 17 July) which champions the needs of freelancers across the creative sectors.

Agreement with Pact covering major motion pictures edges closer
Agreement with Pact covering major motion pictures edges closer

16 July 2017

After several years, and hundreds of hours of negotiation, a new agreement covering terms and conditions for major feature film production is coming into view.

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