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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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100 theatres have signed up to the union’s new theatre diversity action plan which BECTU launched on 27 November at a star-studded event at the London Coliseum.


Form: Mentoring programme - Mentoring the Future form   info
Prospect/BECTU's mentoring programme for members in the creative, culture and communications sectors in England offers up to 10 hours of mentoring support over six months
 22 May 2019 

Letter: Response to consultation on closure of UTV Pension Scheme - March 2019   info
Final joint response from BECTU and NUJ to consultation on proposal to close UTV Pension Scheme to future accrual.
 25 March 2019 

Rules: BECTU Sector Rule Book   info
BECTU Sector Rule Book
 08 February 2019 

Leaflet/booklet: Guidance for EU workers on applying for settled status   info
Guidance drawn up for Prospect and BECTU members by Thompsons solicitors, January 2019
 16 January 2019 

Poster: BECTU "I love my union because" HeartUnions week poster   info
BECTU "I love my union because" HeartUnions week poster
 14 January 2019 

Conference Paper: BECTU Sector Privacy Notice   info
BECTU Sector Privacy Notice
 02 January 2019 

Form: BECTU sector direct debit mandate   info
Direct download link for BECTU sector direct debit mandate. For use in 'Switch to direct debit and save 25%' offer
 23 November 2018 

Leaflet/booklet: A guide to Prospect legal advice in Northern Ireland   info
A guide to legal advice and services provided to Prospect and BECTU members in Northern Ireland
 05 September 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