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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

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

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20 February 2020

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

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18 February 2020

The actor, LGBT+ rights campaigner, Lord and long-time friend, member and former Officer of the union talks about his life in acting and activism.

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14 February 2020

Union’s expertise forms basis of guide to help organisations develop their strategies

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12 February 2020

The 2019 awards went to Lucy Briers for her portrayal of Mrs Helseth in Rosmersholm at the Duke Of York’s and Hammed Animashaun for two performances: Willie in Master Harold and the Boys at the National Theatre and Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Bridge.

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11 February 2020

New guide sets out members’ legal rights in this area of work and provides a template form of engagement for members and producers

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07 February 2020

Equity has launched a groundbreaking support system for members dealing with mental health problems. This will include a new dedicated 24/7 mental health helpline, an individual assessment and up to six professional counselling sessions funded by the union available across the UK.

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07 February 2020

Equity has launched a groundbreaking support system for members dealing with mental health problems. This will include a new dedicated 24/7 mental health helpline, an individual assessment and up to six professional counselling sessions funded by the union available across the UK.

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04 February 2020

Equity is very concerned about future visa and other restrictions for creative workers working in Europe post-Brexit. We have an event in Parliament on 4 Feb & want members to invite their local MP along.

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16 January 2020

Storyteller Richard O’Neill comes from a traditional, nomadic Romani Gypsy family. He believes his community should be better represented in TV, film and theatre

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