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01 June 2020

UK Theatre and Equity are pleased to announce that they have come to an agreement to temporarily revise the terms on which artists are contracted by Managers using the Commercial Theatre Agreement.

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29 May 2020

Equity members have campaigned very hard to get an extension to the Self Employed Income Support Scheme and for those who are eligible, the Chancellor's announcement tonight represents a crucial lifeline.

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27 May 2020

Equity has launched an Independent Commission for Race Equality (ICRE) to help create a road map for improved employment practices for black and minority ethnic workers (BME) across the entertainment industry in a post-COVID landscape.

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22 May 2020

Equity President Maureen Beattie announces survey put together by Equity members to assess our world of work and organise our way into a better, more equitable industry.

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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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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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