Royalties and other secondary payments arising from the terms of the unions collective agreements

Secondary Payments

Advice about secondary payments

What they are, why they are important and how they are paid.


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Enforcing secondary payments

Equity monitors, enforces and collects millions of pounds in royalties and similar payments every year across hundreds of productions.

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Over £87.1 million for performers

Equity agreements have delivered £87.1 million in secondary and back-end payments for performers engaged on union contracts paid out via the Distributions Team since the EDS was launched 2017.

Rates and Agreements

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