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Moving forward with BECTU

Members of BECTU - the UK's media and entertainment trade union - voted decisively in favour of becoming part of Prospect, and the merger took effect on 1 January 2017.

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77% of members vote in favour of BBC deal on new terms and conditions

Documents


National newsletter: Stage, Screen and Radio, Summer 2018   info
Download the Summer 2019 edition of Stage Screen and Radio for members in the BECTU sector, including the C&D Division. Contents include: BT jobs threat: Prospect gears up to resist; BBC terms and conditions: members back new deal; Eyes half shut: excessive hours campaign grows; Theatre workers' helpline: 24-hour service; Convergence: Prospect uniquely placed to face the digital future.
 04 July 2018 

Leaflet/booklet: Heart Unions sign for BECTU sector competition   info
Members in the C&D division are encouraged to download and print this Heart Unions sign, take a photograph of themselves and/or colleagues holding up one or more signs and share on BECTU's social media.
 07 February 2018 

National newsletter: Stage Screen and Radio, Winter 2017   info
The Winter issue of our BECTU sector magazine. Contents include: Head of BECTU Gerry Morrissey, reflects on the achievements of 2017 alongside general secretary, Mike Clancy, who writes on the first year of the merged union. The cover story trails a major new agreement covering big budget film, the first in the UK, which comes into effect in April. Also highlighted are national secretary Sarah Ward’s thoughts on the sexual harassment scandal which started in Hollywood but which is now a worldwide concern as well as updates on C&D business and BBC, ITV and West End Theatre pay.
 20 December 2017 

National newsletter: Stage Screen and Radio, Autumn 2017   info
The Autumn issue of our BECTU sector magazine. Contents include: Union Week; tax issues for freelancers; the major response to the review on BBC's terms and conditions; ACAS stepping in to help with the West End theatres pay claim; BT pensions; Roger Darlington's column on our changing TV habits.
 06 October 2017 

Poster: Mentoring The Future Poster   info
A poster to promote a collaborative six month pilot scheme between Bectu sector and Prospect in two specific areas, London and MediaCityUK, to develop mentors and mentees.
 21 September 2017 

National newsletter: Stage Screen and Radio, Spring 2017   info
The Spring 2017 issue of our BECTU sector magazine. Contents include: Openreach deal - what happens next? Diversity - BECTU and Writers’ Guild boycott Diamond initiative; BBC pay claim - unions demand increase above RPI; Roger Darlington - in whose interests does Ofcom regulate?
 20 April 2017 

Profile: Profile issue 1/17, January 2017   info
Contents include: Mike Clancy and Gerry Morrissey on an exciting future for BECTU and Prospect; interviews with the union’s young workers; defending members’ pensions; promoting race equality at work; feedback from Prospect’s members’ survey; tax changes for freelance workers.
 25 January 2017 

National newsletter: DigitalEye November 2016   info
This edition of DigitalEye features an interview with Gerry Morrissey, the current general secretary of Bectu, on the amalgamation of Prospect and Bectu, Roger Darlington's column looks at the the darker side of the Internet and Mary Hurley, full-time organiser, looks back on her career in the union movement.
 16 November 2016 

Knowledge Document: “BBC: Love it or lose it”– BECTU appeal to write to your MP   info
Background information and a draft letter for Prospect members who would like to support BECTU's "BBC: Love it or lose it" campaign by writing to their MP
 24 February 2016 

National newsletter: DigitalEye, Issue 2, July 2015   info
This edition of DigitalEye features full coverage from the BT and CMD sector conferences, including Gerry Morrissey, Bectu general secretary on the potential merger with Prospect and a session on the future of the telecoms industry.
 17 July 2015