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30 July 2018

New Act will have detrimental effect on all fight directors, stunt professionals, fight teachers, actors and theatre companies working in the UK

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17 July 2018

Help the union prepare Equity's arts policy manifesto

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17 July 2018

Help the union achieve better working conditions for members

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12 July 2018

The union responds to the government's new policy paper

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04 July 2018

Read the results of the Equity President, Council, Specialist Seats, National and Area Seats and Standing Orders Committee Elections 2018

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02 July 2018

A summary of the decisions made and the discussions held

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03 May 2022

Equity members working on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella were told on Sunday 1 May that the show will end on 12 June. Not only was the news shared on a Sunday before a bank holiday – meaning those affected could not contact their agent for support – but we understand that some cast members and stage management heard the news first through social media or the press. This is unacceptable - all creative workers deserve to be treated with dignity at work.

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07 March 2022

As the International Committee for Artists’ Freedom (ICAF) within Equity, our work is to help overseas artists who face persecution, censorship and threats to their safety and lives. For almost 50 years we have directly supported and stood in solidarity with artists internationally: from Myanmar to Afghanistan, Colombia and Belarus. Today, we also stand with Ukraine.

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01 March 2022

Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, we have sent messages of solidarity and offers of help to performers and artists in the country and those affiliated with it. On 24 February, Equity General Secretary Paul W Fleming wrote to the President of the Cultural Workers of Ukraine, Lyudmyla Perelygina. The letter includes an offer to support their members wherever we can, whether directly or through campaigning and lobbying.

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