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24 September 2020

“Today’s announcement is as underwhelming as it is terrifying. Only 40% of our members have received any money to date from the SEISS - and how can 20% of profit be anywhere near enough for people to survive on?"

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22 September 2020

Dr Holly Maples, from East 15 School of Acting, who is also a freelance director as well as an academic, decided to created a research project that looks specifically at the effects of Covid on freelance artists in the UK

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17 September 2020

Pantomime dames, creative workers and people excluded from government support during the pandemic will march, socially distanced, through London to call for continued and further support for the theatre & live events industry

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11 September 2020

Please inform Equity if you are being asked to get a Covid test yourself.

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09 September 2020

Equity is launching an official Non-UK-Born Artists Network that will represent the interests of its thousands of foreign-born members, expand the equality debate and work towards a culture shift in the industry and society as a whole

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08 September 2020

A summary of the decisions and discussions made at the September 2020 meeting of the Equity Council

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07 September 2020

Nominations have opened online for two roles within Equity: the South East Area councillor position and the Race Equality Committee.

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06 September 2020

Equity's President, Maureen Beattie, and General Secretary-Elect, Paul W Fleming, have welcomed the government's hints at a November reopening but stress the need for specifics, support and subsidy

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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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