• BECTU's Belfast #StandingUp Freelance Production Roadshow

  • Sat, 08-06-2019 at 13:00
  • The MAC
    10 Exchange Street West
    BT1 2NJ Belfast
BECTU's Belfast #StandingUp Freelance Production Roadshow - The MAC - Belfast

BECTU, the media and entertainment union that represents freelancers in film and TV production, is bringing its popular roadshow 'Standing Up For Yourself and Each Other' to Glasgow.Open to both members and non-members, it will provide talks, workshops and advice from BECTU and industry professionals on how you can empower your career as a freelancer within the industry. There will also be drinks and an opportunity to network on the day.Book now to avoid disappointment. To discourage no-shows, all attendees are asked to pay the booking fee.BECTU members will be given a full refund (a £10 note) upon arrival. Attendees will also be able to join on the day at a reduced rate (£7.50pcm) and will be given a full refund if they join.What to expect:•Main Event starts 1pm•Personal strategies to...-deal with bullying when it happens to you-reduce the bullying that happens in the industry -negotiate fair rates, terms and conditions-stick together with other freelancers to change your industry for the better. •Latest advice on PACT Agreements & Negotiating rates•Meet the experts:-Speakers:-Sara Putt - Agent - The Deal Hunter - negotiating fair rates, terms and conditions-Jane Perry – Blocking Bullying Behaviours. -Paul Evans – An introduction to the BECTU agreements (TV and Major Motion Pictures) - sticking together for a fair voice in your industry.About BECTUBECTU campaigns to improve your terms and conditions in three important ways:Helping you to be a confident and resilient freelancer - able to negotiate good terms and protect yourself from exploitation and abuse at workCampaigning to change industry norms on long-hours, bullying, and other issues that damage the quality of your working lifeNegotiating strong agreements – negotiations that are led in a robust democratic way by people like you – workers in the film & TV industryJoin now: https://www.bectu.org.uk/get-involved/join-bectu