IWD 2021: A woman’s place is in a union

For International Women’s Day 2021, the theme is ‘Choose to Challenge’ – choose to challenge bias, stereotypes and celebrate women’s achievement.

Budget 2021 reaction

Head of Bectu responds to the Chancellor’s budget 2021.

Head of Bectu writes to the Chancellor

Philippa Childs, head of Bectu, has written a letter to the Chancellor, urging him to support live events workers, venues and companies until restrictions are lifted and events are back.

Chancellor urged to strike new settlement for self-employed in Budget

Head of Bectu Philippa Childs urges the Chancellor to take on board unions’ recommendations to end the exclusion of millions of freelancers from government income support packages, and set out a new deal for freelancers and the self-employed for the future.

Support our Touring Professionals

Bectu is calling on the UK Government to reopen negotiations with the EU and secure a free cultural work permit to allow touring professionals visa free travel throughout the 27 EU states.