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28 February 2019

Equity has written an open letter alongside sister trade unions urging MPs to prevent a no-deal Brexit at all costs

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25 February 2019

Thousands of performers receive royalties and special usage payments totaling millions of pounds

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25 February 2019

The new PACT/Equity agreement includes a pay increase, fee uplift and more

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25 February 2019

London theatre agrees on union terms for received shows

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20 February 2019

Positive news on union’s Safe Spaces campaign, NDAs & Tribunals, but problems persist

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19 February 2019

The Ofcom consultation on guidance for regional production and regional programme definitions is closing, and Equity needs your help

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07 February 2019

The Clarence Derwent Awards are given annually by Equity for the best individual male and female performances in a supporting role for in work done during 2018 on a London stage.

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01 February 2019

The Annual General Meetings will be taking place soon and are members' chance to influence policy

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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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