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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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Following the merger of Prospect and BECTU the Communications, Media and Digital (CMD) sector of Prospect is now called the Communications & Digital (C&D) Division of BECTU.

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