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30 April 2020

Equity is teaming up with charity Lights Up to spread awareness of the Equity Benevolent Fund beyond our industry, connect with our audiences and ask the public for their help.

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24 April 2020

Equity welcomes Scottish Government's announcement of £34m hardship fund for self-employed workers not currently covered by SEISS.

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22 April 2020

The Federation of Entertainment Unions is calling on the Government to improve support for our members during the coronavirus crisis.

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17 April 2020

The Federation of Entertainment Unions publishes open letter to Rishi Sunak proposing seven measures to enable as many creative workers as possible to survive this period of crisis and help the industry to retain their talent and skills.

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14 April 2020

SOLT and Equity come to an agreement to support actors during the COVID-19 suspension of West End shows

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08 April 2020

New research report finds ethnic minorities are under-represented and stereotyped in peak scripted programming.

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08 April 2020

Equity has secured financial support for artists working in continuing dramas following the complete shutdown of production

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07 April 2020

A statement by Christine Payne on upcoming Equity elections

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06 April 2020

Since the abrupt closure of theatres throughout the UK, Equity has worked together with all the engagers to ensure that wherever possible Equity members have received financial support during this immediate first period

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20 July 2021

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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28 April 2021

Equity General Secretary Paul Fleming, together with leading cultural organisations and unions, has signed an open letter to Boris Johnson urging him to deliver on his promise to fix the Brexit crisis for the creative industries.

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19 October 2020

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