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26 June 2019

The #ThisIsNotWorking alliance is calling on the government to change sexual harassment laws and improve workers' protection

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24 June 2019

A summary of the decisions made and the discussions held at the June meeting of Equity's governing body

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19 June 2019

Actor Kobna Holdbrook-Smith talks about winning an Olivier award, supporting ERA 50:50 and the importance of the union

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19 June 2019

A magician with a cancelled job turned to Equity for help

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19 June 2019

An interview with Ariane Barnes about the upcoming South & South East London General Branch event

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18 June 2019

This year members have identified immersive theatre as a priority area for the Professionally Made, Professionally Paid campaign

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18 June 2019

Small scale tours have been identified by members as a priority area for the Professionally Made, Professionally Paid campaign

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13 June 2019

If HMRC’s suggested guidelines for our sector are adopted it will have catastrophic consequences for all our members and the entertainment industry as a whole. This is a fight we cannot afford to lose

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13 June 2019

Equity has negotiated the first direct union agreement with Netflix

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11 June 2019

Following extensive negotiations and a ballot of members currently or recently working in the West End, we're pleased to announce the new West End Agreement

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12 January 2022

Listen to the latest episode of our podcast for candid conversations about the big issues facing performers and creative workers right now. Host Jackie Clune talks to fellow Equity members about their experiences and how, together as a union, we're fighting to make positive change in the industry. Join us for personal stories, lively chat and a little laughter in the virtual green room.

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27 October 2021

Paul W Fleming, the General Secretary of Equity (the trade union for performing arts workers) has responded to today's Autumn Budget.

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27 October 2021

Equity’s new Policy Officer Liam Budd analyses how the budget will affect Equity members and explains what action the union is taking

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