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Freelancers' Fair: Friday 21 June, central London

19 June 2019

Freelancers in film and TV are gearing up for a great industry day out, organised by BECTU, this coming Friday 21 June in London.

Freelancers' Fair 2019 - the place to be

28 May 2019

The Freelancers’ Fair, BECTU’s annual open event for freelancers in film and TV, is just weeks away. Join us on Friday 21 June in central London for lively debates and active support on the range of issues freelancers care about.

BECTU launches freelance members consultation following collapse of Halo VFX

19 March 2019

BECTU has launched a consultation with its members to determine how it provides guidance to freelance workers going forwards after the high profile collapse of Halo VFX.

BECTU responds to BBC EHRC investigation

13 March 2019

In response to the announcement that the EHRC will be opening an investigation into historical pay inequality at the BBC review Sarah Ward, BECTU National Secretary said:

BECTU announces its first Freelancers Week (22nd-31st March 2019)

11 March 2019

The week will promote resources, advice and events to empower this growing and dynamic workforce.

Happy International Women’s Day

8 March 2019

Prospect and BECTU sector's team at the TUC Women’s Conference have heard heart wrenching stories and about the amazing and inspirational work of women trade unionists. We were also pleased to see so many young women participating in the conference.

BECTU targets toxic live events industry culture

7 March 2019

Live events ‘Set the standard!’ campaign asks employers to pledge support to improve working conditions.

Vacancy: Digital Marketing Apprentice

4 March 2019

Applications are invited for a Digital Marketing Apprentice based at Prospect's Waterloo office. This is a 13 month contract.

ENO works with BECTU to bridge backstage gender pay gap

1 March 2019

A total of 15 production staff in costume, wigs and make-up have had their pay brought inline with technical staff following a gender pay review.

BECTU welcomes BBC and ITV planned launch of ‘Netflix rival’.

27 February 2019

BBC and ITV have confirmed plans for joint streaming service 'BritBox'.

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