24 February 2014
Equity briefing: changes to National Insurance effective from 6th April 2014
10 February 2014
Involvement of student members in branches as agreed by the Equity Council, January 2014
6 January 2014
Minutes from the December 2013 meeting of the Bristol & West General Branch of Equity. Matters included an update of our ARC motion, a report from the recent Meisner workshop.
20 December 2013
Equity Deps Newsletter December 2013
19 November 2013
The worlds of the media, arts and entertainment are often seen as glamorous, but a survey of 4,000 workers has revealed these industries are "hotspots" of bullying, with more than half of those questioned (56%) saying they had been bullied, harassed or discriminated against at work.
People who contributed to a survey, commissioned by the Federation of Entertainment Unions, ranged from household names, top screenwriters and performers to those at the beginning of their careers.
The results showed shocking levels of ill-treatment and inappropriate behaviour and a culture of silence, with only a third of those suffering bullying and harassment reporting the incidents.
18 November 2013
An Equity Deputy (sometimes referred to as Equity Dep) is the face of the union in theatres, studios and anywhere else Equity members are working. The Deputy is the union representative for the company they are working with.
16 November 2013
The Bristol & West General Branch is due to elect a new committee, with the results to be announced at the branch’s Annual General Meeting on January 21st 2014.
This is the form for those who wish to put themselves forward for a committee position.
13 July 2013
Agenda for the meeting of the Bristol & West General Branch to be held on TUESDAY JULY 16TH 2013. This month the branch welcomes Equity Tax and Welfare Rights Organisers, Max Beckmann and Alan Lean to the meeting as part of the union's Universal Credit & Welfare Roadshow.
13 July 2013
Minutes from the meeting of the Bristol & West General Branch of Equity which was held on Tuesday 18th June 2013. The guest speaker was film director and Meisner Technique practitioner, Jack Price
21 June 2013
Minutes from the meeting of the Bristol & West General Branch of Equity which was held on Tuesday 21st May 2013. The guest speaker was writer Jim Graham Brown, a.k.a Dougie Blaxland.