the media and entertainment union
a sector of Prospect
Love your union by entering our photo competitions

8 February 2018

The TUC is holding Heart Unions Week from 12-18 February and the BECTU Sector of Prospect is running two competitions with prizes.

These competitions are:

  • to celebrate union membership
  • to highlight the great work done by union reps, who give up their time voluntarily to support and help members.

Members and reps are encouraged to take part, so grab your camera or your phone and show some love to your union.

Members’ competition

Download the Heart Unions sign here and take a photograph of yourself and/or colleagues holding it up. The winning photos will appear on the BECTU website and in members’ magazine Stage, Screen and Radio.

The wining photographers will also win a £25 book, theatre or cinema voucher. A winner will be chosen from each of the following categories:

•        largest group

•        most creative

•        best dressed

•        best selfie

•        best event (eg stall, recruitment cake sale, sporting event)

•        most liked on social media.

To enter, post your pics on BECTU’s Twitter feed @bectu and/or Facebook (or you can email them to organising official Naomi Taylor at ntaylor@bectu.org.uk and we will post them for you) during Heart Unions Week. The winners will be announced the following week. On Twitter remember to include the #HeartUnions hashtag

Reps’ competition

Do you have a really active rep in your workplace? 

Would you like to show them how much you appreciate the work they do? 

If so, drop Naomi an email - ntaylor@bectu.org.uk- during Heart Unions week (or before) just saying who you are nominating, where they work, and why you think they are such a great rep.

There will be seven winners, one from each division of the BECTU sector of Prospect – these are Communications & Digital, Arts & Entertainment, Regional Production, London Production, Independent Broadcast, and BBC.

Members or full-time officers can nominate a rep.

Winners will be announced the week after Heart Unions week and will appear on BECTU’s social media, website and in Stage, Screen & Radio. If a winner needs to remain anonymous, we can just name the branch instead.

Each winning rep will receive a £25 voucher either for books, theatre tickets or cinema tickets.

This is a great opportunity to celebrate our BECTU reps.

Best of luck and we look forward to receiving your entries.

  • If you are a non-member and would like to join BECTU go here
  • See TUC info about Heart Unions week here. 

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