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
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.
15 March 2013
Postcard to the new director-general of the BBC Tony Hall, asking him to give the Midlands its fair share of network production.
15 March 2013
Flyer from the Campaign for Regional Broadcasting Midlands giving figures and quotations on why the BBC is not serving the midlands fairly.
13 February 2013
Dressing room Q and A with Lorna Laidlaw - discussing hair, being a working mum and the excitement around Birmingham Arts in 2013
28 September 2012
A letter from the Birmingham City Council Deputy leader Ian Ward, to answer our query concerning the approach of the Birmingham Rep to casting local actors.
31 August 2012
The communication manager enables branches and committees to send out email newsletters to their members. This is a brief guide on how to do it.