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Whether you’re employed on a staff or freelance basis, BECTU is your union if you work in the media and entertainment sectors, including in broadcasting, film, independent production, theatre and the arts, live events, leisure and digital media.

Our growing and experienced union supports members in all industry roles (outside of performance), eg creative, production, technical and support, with the full range of employment issues; we pursue collective bargaining agreements for staff and freelancers and our services and events help to boost members’ careers.

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A union for staff, contract and freelance workers in the media and entertainment industries.

  • Get protection, independent advice and support at work. We can negotiate your pay, terms and conditions, and we’ll pay your legal fees.
  • Get discounts on public liability insurance.
  • Membership starts from £10 a month.
Main Trades
Entertainment and the arts
Digital media
Broadcasting and Film
Theatre and cinema
Tech, software and IT
Video games
Not available (included in Prospect figures)
General secretary

100 Rochester Row



020 7346 0900
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