11 June 2014
A letter from the Chair of the LGBT Ctte asking for support on the 28th June.
12 May 2014
Minutes of Bristol & West General Branch April 2014 meeting
18 March 2014
Minutes of Bristol & West General Branch March 2014 meeting. The guest speaker was Kate Keeler, Executive Producer at Theatre Bristol
24 February 2014
Equity briefing: changes to National Insurance effective from 6th April 2014
18 February 2014
Minutes of Bristol & West general branch February 2014 meeting.
Guest Speaker: Andy Burden
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.