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Two-thirds want Councils to spend at least 50p a week on culture

11 April 2014

63 per cent want councils to spend at least 50 pence per person per week on culture. If you agree take action here: http://www.50pforculture.org/

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EasyJet backs Shakespeare day petition

8 April 2014

UK airline Easyjet has backed the campaign to get the world’s most famous playwright officially recognised in the British calendar.

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Arts news round-up

24 April 2014

A quick look at the arts, broadcasting and entertainment stories from Thursday 24 April

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Equity supports strike at Ritzy cinema

10 April 2014

BECTU members are taking action on 11 April as they are not receiving the London Living Wage

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Equity "extremely concerned" over decriminlisation of licence fee avoidance

10 April 2014

Equity has expressed "extreme concern" at the prospect of decriminalisation of non-payment of the TV licence fee.

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Important advice on changes to National Insurance

3 April 2014

Equity issues guidance for members in advance of NI changes taking effect on 6 April

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Nottingham and Cardiff cut funding to Playhouse and Sherman

24 March 2014

Nottingham and Cardiff both cut all funding for theatres

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C4 must boost regional commissioning

12 March 2014

Channel 4 has been told to triple its commissioning in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales

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Stand up to racism

12 March 2014

March with Equity on 22 March, the United Nations' Anti-racism Day. NEW STARTING POINT! Old Palace Yard, Westminster, London SW1P 3JY

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Equity sends condolences on death of Bob Crow

11 March 2014

RMT General Secretary Bob Crow will be "missed by fellow trades unionists, but most of all by his members" say Christine Payne.

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Join the Better Way march

6 March 2014

Equity is supporting the Better Way demo on 8 March in York

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Latest meeting with Irish Equity

4 March 2014

An update on union activity in Ireland

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first posted 1 November 2013