About

Who we represent

Production and independent broadcasting

We represent workers in television and film, in London and across the country. Our members work in roles such as producers, directors, editors, camera operators, riggers and runners, and in departments such as costume, hair and make-up, art department, locations and props.

Arts and entertainment

We represent workers in cinemas, art galleries, live events and theatres. Our members work in a range of roles including front of house staff, lighting and sound technicians, production staff and in a range of departments including hair and make-up and costume.

BBC

Bectu is the largest union at the BBC, representing members across BBC, BBC Studioworks Limited, BBC Worldwide and BBC Contractors. If you don’t work in front of the camera as a presenter or are a journalist at the BBC, then we’re the union for you.

What Bectu stands for

As a trade union, we are passionate about all the key issues that affect our members.

Environment

Bectu has a proud tradition of leadership and activity on environmental issues. We have helped to shape policies and action at a UK level through the Trades Union Congress, and internationally through our global union federations.

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Equalities

We believe that all workplaces, and society generally will benefit from an inclusive environment.

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Health and safety

Bectu is committed to promoting health, safety and welfare at work and protecting people from workplace accidents and injury. We want workers to enjoy healthy lives and good work in which they can flourish.

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Politics

Bectu is politically independent – we are not affiliated to any political party: our rules expressly forbid this. We do, however, have a political fund.

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Charitable causes

Bectu members have a long track record of generous contributions to charitable work.

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Environment

Bectu has a proud tradition of leadership and activity on environmental issues. We have helped to shape policies and action at a UK level through the Trades Union Congress, and internationally through our global union federations.

Read more

Health and safety

Bectu is committed to promoting health, safety and welfare at work and protecting people from workplace accidents and injury. We want workers to enjoy healthy lives and good work in which they can flourish.

Read more

Charitable causes

Bectu members have a long track record of generous contributions to charitable work.

Read more

Equalities

We believe that all workplaces, and society generally will benefit from an inclusive environment.

Read more

Politics

Bectu is politically independent – we are not affiliated to any political party: our rules expressly forbid this. We do, however, have a political fund.

Read more

Environment

Bectu has a proud tradition of leadership and activity on environmental issues. We have helped to shape policies and action at a UK level through the Trades Union Congress, and internationally through our global union federations.

Read more

Politics

Bectu is politically independent – we are not affiliated to any political party: our rules expressly forbid this. We do, however, have a political fund.

Read more

Equalities

We believe that all workplaces, and society generally will benefit from an inclusive environment.

Read more

Charitable causes

Bectu members have a long track record of generous contributions to charitable work.

Read more

Health and safety

Bectu is committed to promoting health, safety and welfare at work and protecting people from workplace accidents and injury. We want workers to enjoy healthy lives and good work in which they can flourish.

Read more
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Who’s who at Bectu

Details of those who govern and manage the union, and your organising team, who have regular, day-to-day contact with members.

NEC

The Prospect National Executive Committee (NEC) conducts the business of the union in line with the policies set by our national conference.

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Senior Management Team

Led by general secretary Mike Clancy, our senior management team manages the day to day running of the union, including finance, resources, organisational development, research, legal and communications.

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Bectu officials

Bectu’s organisers work with branches to help them recruit and organise in their workplace.

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NEC

The Prospect National Executive Committee (NEC) conducts the business of the union in line with the policies set by our national conference.

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Bectu officials

Bectu’s organisers work with branches to help them recruit and organise in their workplace.

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Senior Management Team

Led by general secretary Mike Clancy, our senior management team manages the day to day running of the union, including finance, resources, organisational development, research, legal and communications.

Read more

NEC

The Prospect National Executive Committee (NEC) conducts the business of the union in line with the policies set by our national conference.

Read more

Senior Management Team

Led by general secretary Mike Clancy, our senior management team manages the day to day running of the union, including finance, resources, organisational development, research, legal and communications.

Read more

Bectu officials

Bectu’s organisers work with branches to help them recruit and organise in their workplace.

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