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28 February 2020

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

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27 February 2020

Equity General Secretary Christine Payne has questioned how the funding of the National Theatre of Scotland is being allocated.

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27 February 2020

Maureen spoke about the need to ensure that those starting out in our industry do so fully equipped with an understanding of their rights as workers – that they know that harassment and bullying are always unacceptable and have the confidence and strength to call it out.

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26 February 2020

Equity Comedians’ Network hosted an event to give advice to comedians considering taking a show to Edinburgh.

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25 February 2020

Equity President Maureen Beattie reacts to the news of Harvey Weinstein's rape conviction.

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24 February 2020

Equity, in partnership with the Young Vic theatre, hosted a panel event on 21 January with invited industry representatives to address issues of poor representation and portrayal of Gypsy, Romani and Traveller (GRT) communities and people on stage and screen.

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24 February 2020

From April 1st 2020 Equity members working for Independent Theatre Council (ITC) members on the Ethical Manager Agreement will see pay rises of up to 24% now a deal has been agreed and ratified by Equity’s Stage Committee and ITC Working Party.

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21 February 2020

Equity has concluded negotiations on its agreements with SOLT and UK Theatre for theatre designers, delivering an improved package of terms and conditions for members.

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20 February 2020

Advice on the upcoming roll out of off-payroll working on April 6.

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20 February 2020

Equity publishes open letter in response to 'Let's Create', ACE's 10 year strategy.

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18 May 2020

Sandi Toksvig chairs a live online General Secretary Debate with the two candidates standing for the role of Equity General Secretary, giving both candidates the opportunity to address the Equity membership in a live broadcast.

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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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08 April 2020

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

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