News

You are viewing all content

30 November 2020

Paul W Fleming opens his first Special Representative Conference as Equity General Secretary

Read More

25 November 2020

Equity's General Secretary Paul W Fleming responds to the Chancellor's Spending Review announcements today

Read More

24 November 2020

We're calling on the Chancellor to fund a Creatives Support Scheme and establish a Live Performance Production Insurance Scheme

Read More

23 November 2020

As the Government declares measures will be stricter post-lockdown Equity stresses the urgent need for clarity and reassurance for creative workers

Read More

06 November 2020

Equity has launched a petition to call on DCMS to work on a solution so older creative workers can safely return to work

Read More

05 November 2020

General Secretary Paul W Fleming has issued a statement on the announcement today that the furlough scheme will be extended into 2021

Read More

03 November 2020

Equity's General Secretary Paul W Fleming responds to the government's announcement that the Minimum Income Floor in Universal Credit will be suspended until April 2021

Read More

02 November 2020

General Secretary Paul W Fleming responds to the government's announcement on support for the self-employed

Read More

Featured News

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.

Read More

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.

Read More