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Indiana

Everything You Need To Know About The New FAA Travel Rates

Posted by Indiana on Monday 21st March 2022
Everything You Need To Know About The New FAA Travel Rates

  Good news for all of our travelling artistes: as of March 1, the FAA have released brand new travel rates as part of the union pay scheme! These...Read More

Paul

Early Bird Or Not To Early Bird

Posted by Paul on Thursday 6th January 2022
Early Bird Or Not To Early Bird

Download the exclusive UVE Artiste app on the App Store or Google Play today.         ...Read More

Paul

Life & Times: The ups and downs of a Uni-Versal Extra

Posted by Paul on Monday 29th November 2021
Life & Times: The ups and downs of a Uni-Versal Extra

There are ups and downs with everything - and life is no different as a Uni-Versal Extra, but we think it is mostly good! Please do let us...Read More

Ella

ITV Pay Rates Increase for Supporting Artistes

Posted by Ella on Tuesday 9th February 2021
ITV Pay Rates Increase for Supporting Artistes

ITV rates increased from January 2021! Check out the changes below and see how much you could earn on productions using ITV rates this year. New...Read More

Ella

FAA & PACT Rates Increase

Posted by Ella on Tuesday 19th January 2021
FAA & PACT Rates Increase

Another year, another rate increase! January 2021 has seen both FAA and PACT rates increase so take a look and see how much you could earn on...Read More

Amy

The PACT Rate Is Going Up

Posted by Amy on Monday 6th January 2020
The PACT Rate Is Going Up

They say money makes the world go round and we could always do with a bit more of it, we're bringing you good news. This January 2020, the PACT...Read More

Amy

Feeling Good Being Paper Free

Posted by Amy on Wednesday 13th March 2019
Feeling Good Being Paper Free

Ever thought that your onset experience could be streamlined? We have. With our new ‘chitless’ mobile app available to our Productions we...Read More

Amy

The FAA is Going Up

Posted by Amy on Wednesday 6th February 2019
The FAA is Going Up

It's all about the money. Extra work is a great, fun way to make money and it's getting better. This March 2019, the FAA pay rates are due to...Read More

William

Proving Your Right to Work in the UK and/or Ireland

Posted by William on Thursday 11th May 2017
Proving Your Right to Work in the UK and/or Ireland

This article provides lots of useful tips and advice about the documents required to prove your right to work in the UK and/or Ireland for film...Read More

William

Our New Pay Slips Make Everything Clearer

Posted by William on Wednesday 26th April 2017
Our New Pay Slips Make Everything Clearer

Following feedback from members, many of you will have already noticed that over the last few months we successfully trialled and introduced...Read More

William

Updates to the FAA Pay Scheme for Film Extras

Posted by William on Monday 27th February 2017
Updates to the FAA Pay Scheme for Film Extras

We’ve got some fantastic news! BECTU have announced new rates for the Film Artistes Association (FAA) union pay scheme. This means that you’ll...Read More

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