Bectu Agreement

For more information on the new agreement, click here. Connected members of the organization can access the additional agreements and advice listed below. The Labour Relations Team is unable to provide additional advice or information to non-UK Theatre members regarding the rates or terms of our agreements. For more information on how to join the UK, visit our subscription page. John McVay said: “I am pleased that we have reached this agreement with BECTU and that we have received such support from members of both of our organizations. We firmly believe that this will be of great benefit to everyone in our industry.¬†McVay praised the pact negotiators and also thanked the employers` negotiators: “In the name of the pact, I would like to thank the production managers who helped us negotiate this historic agreement and the BECTU representatives for their goodwill and constructive approach during the negotiations.” PACT/BECTU TV Drama Agreement was signed in May 2017, but is expected to come into force on 1 December 2017. The agreement applies to all the essential working conditions of the crew that handles independent British drama and comedy productions. The agreement between BECTU and SOLT (Society of London Theatres) includes West End Theater in London. The new agreement was implemented on 2 April 2018. The PACT/BECTU agreement for major motion pictures, with a budget of more than $30 million, came into force on April 2, 2018. The text of the agreement and some indications can be found here: This is a series of guidelines that apply to all feature films with a budget of more than $30 million. It was adopted by a massive majority of 87.61%, and it took more than five years of negotiations to achieve it. It is a firm working agreement to which all productions must comply and which must be referred to so that producers no longer have cherry pickers! Theatre staff in the UK.

Box Office, administration, technical staff, performance and Front of House, firefighters, stage door, catering staff, cleaning staff, wigs and wardrobe. There is a separate agreement for work in the West End ( The agreement between the UK Theatre and Bectu includes most commercial and subsidised theatres outside London. The agreement contains a clause that involves periodic review and, if necessary, a point review. This means that this is a step forward, but not the end goal. The union has a number of agreements with ITV licensing companies. In addition, a new national agreement – the Joint Committee of the Union – was signed in January 2010. The agreement provides for formal negotiations at the national level on remuneration and a number of other business-to-business issues. This agreement will affect you when you are working on a major film, defined as a film with a budget of $30 million or more. The fine details may be a little accustomed, but the most important points are covered below. By far, the greatest success of these negotiations is the erosion of “hours that are given free of charge.”

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