Terror attack on mosque ‘is an attack on all of us,’ says leader
Tuesday 20th Jun 2017
posted by Will Stone in Britain
THREE Ritzy cinema staff who organised numerous strikes in their fight for the London living wage have been sacked by Picturehouse.
Broadcast and entertainment union Bectu, which represents workers at the cinema in Brixton, south London, believes the sackings are linked to the...
Friday 16th Jun 2017
Rees-Mogg’s nephew caught out misleading voters
Wednesday 7th Jun 2017
Director KEN LOACH talks to the Star about how the results of this election could shape society for generations to come
Thursday 1st Jun 2017
posted by Will Stone in Features
LABOUR’S arts manifesto, which promises to reinvest in the creative sector rather than make more crippling cuts, received praise from actors yesterday.
Central and local government budget squeezes, along with uncertainties linked to Brexit, pose a rising threat to the future of...
Tuesday 23rd May 2017
BULLYING is so widespread in the acting profession that most actors admit having been victims, Equity delegates heard yesterday.
Actors reeled off horror stories about their treatment by serial bullies at theatre companies and other employers, often when they were just starting...
THERE are fewer working-class actors in the profession than ever before, the Equity conference heard yesterday.
Addressing issues of equality and diversity at the actors’ union annual gathering, Greater Manchester delegate David Cockayne said he had noticed that younger people in...
Monday 22nd May 2017
MORE firefighters are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) due to service cuts and increased pressures of the job.
London delegate Steve White told the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) conference yesterday that firefighters having to respond to medical...
Saturday 13th May 2017
LABOUR will halt fire-service cuts to ensure brigades are safely staffed and equipped, shadow chancellor John McDonnell vowed yesterday.
Addressing Fire Brigades Union (FBU) delegates in Blackpool, Mr McDonnell promised the “heroes and heroines who risk their lives every...
Union will stop taking on extra work if pay rise is capped at Tories’ 1%
Friday 12th May 2017