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16 March 2020

Almost all theatres in the UK, including the West End of London, will close with immediate effect for a period to be determined

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14 March 2020

Equity will continue to update its members on issues regarding coronavirus, please follow our social media channels and check the website regularly

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12 March 2020

Equity has been in contact with the organisers of this year’s London Burlesque Festival (LBF). Performers are not being paid to perform and we are not supporting this event in any way.

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06 March 2020

Members of the Agents Community and Dancers Network, many of whom are Equity members, have been working with Equity to find a way of making improvements in the commercial dance sector to the working conditions and health and safety of the dancers the industry employs.

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06 March 2020

A delegation of Equity members led by union President Maureen Beattie presented an open letter to the Prime Minister at Number 10 today.

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04 March 2020

Advice for Equity members on coronavirus (COVID-19)

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03 March 2020

Equity President Maureen Beattie disputes the underlying methodology used by the Creative Diversity Network in its recent research on diversity and equality in the TV broadcast industry

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28 February 2020

A summary of the decisions made and the discussions held at the February meeting of Equity's governing body

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27 February 2020

Equity General Secretary Christine Payne has questioned how the funding of the National Theatre of Scotland is being allocated.

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27 February 2020

Maureen spoke about the need to ensure that those starting out in our industry do so fully equipped with an understanding of their rights as workers – that they know that harassment and bullying are always unacceptable and have the confidence and strength to call it out.

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26 March 2020

Union campaign has been heard, but details need to be worked out

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21 March 2020

Equity General Secretary Christine Payne has written to Chancellor to ask for protection for Equity members and the creative industries

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20 March 2020

The Federation of Entertainment Unions calls for an income guarantee

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