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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.

Construction crews to vote on pay offer
Construction crews to vote on pay offer

16 July 2017

Ballot papers will soon be arriving with film construction crew members. The topic is a proposed 2.75% pay increase over eight months rather than 12.

Union's statement on the Taylor Review
Union's statement on the Taylor Review

11 July 2017

Responding to the Taylor Review, Mike Clancy, general secretary of Prospect, has warned that 'new rules and rights for workers are no use if they can't be enforced'. BECTU is the largest sector of Pro...

BECTU seeks screen credits for all VFX artists
BECTU seeks screen credits for all VFX artists

10 July 2017

BECTU has today launched a campaign calling for every visual effects (VFX) artist working on motion pictures and TV dramas to receive a credit for their contribution to the work.

West End theatre workers seek 9% pay rise
West End theatre workers seek 9% pay rise

5 July 2017

Theatre workers in London's commercial West End are seeking a 9% pay rise in the pay review due in October.

BECTU calls for fair treatment for chaperones and tutors
BECTU calls for fair treatment for chaperones and tutors

4 July 2017

BECTU has today called for an industry-wide approach to employment for chaperones and tutors in feature film, TV and theatre work.

Find Your Future 2017: summer apprenticeship event
Find Your Future 2017: summer apprenticeship event

4 July 2017

New entrants seeking apprenticeship and trainee opportunities in the creative sectors need to take part in Find Your Future 2017.

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