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30 October 2018

Equity and Spotlight have announced their support of PIPA Flexible Family Care, a pilot scheme launching in January 2019

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30 October 2018

Equity members have already contributed to research being undertaken by UCL and RADA on the experiences of autistic people in the performing arts. The project is now in its final year and the next stage is a mentoring study

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24 October 2018

Crazy M is a children’s entertainer, here she talks about how her career began in the holiday parks and her love of clowns and Robin Williams

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24 October 2018

Equity has successfully launched its new Circus Network with an event held at the National Centre for Circus Arts

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24 October 2018

Powerful men keep power for themselves and are not interested in the social justice of gender equality

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24 October 2018

Stage Sight is a new campaign set up to widen the diversity of the workforce in offstage roles

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24 October 2018

Whether it is through our new role on the TUC’ s Executive Committee, discussing our red lines on Brexit or negotiating a new agreement for directors, we always fight for the best deal for our members

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24 October 2018

Jonathan Humphreys is a member of Equity’s Directors and Designers Committee and was part of the negotiating team on the successful new deal for directors

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24 October 2018

On 17 November the British Association of Performing Arts Medicine will be holding a Performance Environment Day in London

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24 October 2018

Equity representatives have this month raised the issue of Brexit in the European Live Performance and Audio Visual Social Dialogue Committees

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30 June 2022

A new Commercial Theatre Variation Agreement ballot by Equity, the performing arts and entertainment trade union, has been backed by over 98% of those voting on a record turnout for ballots on this agreement.

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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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