Equity

2.4% pay rise for actors and stage managers Basic rate of pay rises to £458 per week Hours capped at 57 hours per...

Equity is collecting information on equality from its members to improve understanding of its own diversity. The actors’ union is asking members to complete a...

Improving diversity and protecting local authority funding are at the forefront of UK Theatre’s business plan for the next four years. The plan from the...

The government is being urged to further delay the launch of a controversial new tax system, which could prove an "unnecessary burden" for the...

Equity general secretary Christine Payne has urged the government to link arts funding directly to the improvement of diversity, to address the “under-supply” of...

Many young actors face “almost Dickensian” touring conditions according to Equity’s Women’s Committee, which is urging venues only to hire theatre companies that respect...

Equity’s Women’s Committee is calling for more mental health support for female performers who are affected by negative body image. Representatives from the union's committee...

The House of Lords has launched an inquiry into the gap between the skills demanded by the theatre industry and those supplied by education. Using...

Schools are the focus of Equity’s charity efforts this month, as the union has announced that its latest fundraising endeavour will raise money for...
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