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Women’s March on London

19 January 2017

March celebrating dignity and equality takes place on 21 January

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Equity responds to Print Room criticism

19 January 2017

Venue should be focusing on the anger of performers and audiences surrounding its casting decisions

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PIPA report highlights problems for carers working in theatre

5 January 2017

Survey says 81% of self-employed people have turned down work as a result of a caring responsibility

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New Sub Rep deal agreed

22 December 2016

Latest agreement provides higher salaries, better overtime pay and raised employer pension contributions

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Equity statement on Print Room production

20 December 2016

Justification of casting choices on In the Depths of Dead Love is “unacceptable”

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Equity frustrated by lack of detail in ACE report

13 December 2016

Union believes clear diversity data for performers on stage should be available

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New Subsidised Repertory Agreement from January 2017

5 December 2016

The recommended Sub Rep deal has been sent out to members who have worked on the current agreement

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Equity Winter 2016 magazine now online

2 December 2016

Director Daniel Evans discusses the different career paths of actors and directors, while Jackie Clune debates the issues around being a performing parent

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Equity statement on BECS

2 December 2016

From 2017 the distributions of Equity monies to performers will be undertaken by the union itself

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Equity welcomes recommendations of Centre Stage report

1 December 2016

Union is commmitted to removing barriers BAME members face in establishing and sustaining a career

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Clarence Derwent award winners announced

25 November 2016

Equity presents the awards for the best supporting roles in a West End production in a ceremony taking place in London

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Equity sends message of support to SAG-AFTRA

21 November 2016

Equity has sent a message of support to SAG-AFTRA as its members take industrial action to get a fair video games agreement.

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