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27 September 2019

Equity members make a huge contribution to the success story that is the UK creative sector. We want that recognised by the TUC, our sister unions and the political parties

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27 September 2019

Actor Jimmy Akingbola talks about working with Idris Elba, audition advice and the union’s activity overseas

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24 September 2019

Following the Judicial Review hearing in July 2019 by our member Charmaine Parkin (represented by the law firm Leigh Day), the High Court has ruled in favour of the Government over the minimum income floor

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20 September 2019

Ofcom's third report on diversity in TV broadcasting presents a poor overall picture.

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20 September 2019

Key provisions in the Code of Conduct for Auditions include a timely yes/no

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12 September 2019

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

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11 September 2019

It’s time the people who make their living out of performers let us know whether we have a job or not

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08 September 2019

Equity is a proud member of the TUC and is sending a delegation to its annual Congress that takes place 8 - 11 September in Brighton.

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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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