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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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Contacting the C&D Division of BECTU and the Prospect Helpdesk

  • 25 January 2017
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.

Job vacancy: Negotiations Officers   info
Prospect is seeking to recruit two Negotiations Officers based at our BECTU sector main office in Clapham North, London. One role covers members within Communications and Digital division and employers across London but potentially with members throughout the UK. The other covers members within the BBC and across East Anglia.
 15 March 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