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03 September 2020

Today HMRC has published new guidance to help actors and other performers, as well as their engagers, pay the right tax

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13 August 2020

Following enquiries to Equity regarding the lack of Covid Protocols in small work places, particularly recording studios, Equity has drawn up further guidelines and information

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12 August 2020

Equity's Deaf and Disabled Members Committee is conducting a review into the way the union communicates with its D/deaf and disabled members and wants your input

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11 August 2020

With reports of abuse in casting calls during this crisis, Equity has produced a brief guide on staying safe in both physical and remote auditions

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03 August 2020

Equity has released a statement in response to the ongoing Speaking Out movement within the wrestling industry, calling for all professional wrestling promotions to commit to five pledges aimed at tackling abuse in the sector.

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03 August 2020

From 3 August Equity is increasing its staff presence at the London office, Guild House, with strict Covid-19 protections.

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29 July 2020

Working with Alim Jayda, Deafinitely Theatre and Equity's D/deaf and Disabled Committee, Equity has produced a Guide to Good Practice in BSL and the Arts for all those who engage with creative practitioners in our industry.

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23 July 2020

Equity has elected its President, Council and Standing Orders Committee for the 2020-2022 term, with Maureen Beattie re-elected as Equity's President

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21 July 2020

Union calls for its members to write to their MPs and ask that they support Equity’s four pillar plan for recovery and help ensure that creative workers will not be left behind

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17 July 2020

In an initiative led by Equity member Emmanuel Kojo, Equity will accelerate its work on fighting racist reviews of members’ work with a coordinated focus on the introduction of ethical standards for critics and reviewers.

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09 July 2020

Paul W Fleming will take over from the current General Secretary Christine Payne in October

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05 July 2020

Our question to Government is - how will this investment directly protect and preserve creative workers?

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03 July 2020

Equity has welcomed the announcements this week of emergency funds for the arts in Scotland and Northern Ireland, while continuing to call for a comprehensive support package and investment in the creative industries.

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