You can use the links on this page to download the New Member’s Pack. Some of these downloads require you to be logged into the Bectu website.
Section 1: Welcome
- Welcome to the Camera Branch
- Benefits & services
- Creative toolkit: Getting In, Getting On – Help Note
Section 2: Reality Check
- Reality Check Film & TV
- The Bectu Freelance Survival Guide.
- Standing up for yourself and each other.
- Your legal rights fact card
- A guide to the Working Time Directive (from Thompsons, the union’s lawyers)
- The Camera Branch has a quick guide to the TV drama agreement.
Links to all the agreements are at: https://camerabranch.org.uk/agreements/
- BECTU’s website of career advice: creativetoolkit
Section 3: Dealing with problems
Section 4: Money, Tax, Pensions