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25 January 2021

Equity General Secretary Paul W Fleming and President Maureen Beattie are calling on Rishi Sunak and Oliver Dowden to widen the financial support available to creative workers

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25 January 2021

Helpful advice and resources from our tax and welfare department ahead of the tax return deadline at midnight on 31 January

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20 January 2021

The FEU calls on the government to review the omission of creative workers from the list of professions receiving special EU travel rights

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16 January 2021

Equity's stances and lobbying objectives on freedom of movement, Northern Ireland, funding and more

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13 January 2021

Following mistakes made last year in the lead up to the launch of Spotlight's new disability features, the organisations announce their commitment to working together to improve opportunities for Deaf and disabled creatives as a priority for 2021

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12 January 2021

Equity and the Musicians' Union have decided to build domestic violence support and prevention into our Safe Spaces services and joint campaigning work, and work to ensure that support is available to those who need it

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12 January 2021

New guidance states that indoor and outdoor performances to an audience cannot go ahead, further restricting work possibilities for live performers

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07 January 2021

With the Musicians' Union and Keep Streets Live, Equity has released a statement regarding proposals from the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

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02 January 2021

Equity's President Maureen Beattie and General Secretary Paul W Fleming are appealing to members to sign a petition calling for schools to return only when it is safe to do so

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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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