Legal & Business Affairs News Updates
  • Government’s Production Restart Scheme extended by further 6 months

    The latest extension, which means the scheme now remains open for applications until 30th April 2022, will provide cover for claims up to 30th June 2022. To support the transfer of risk to the market, the scheme fee will increase to 2.5% from 1st November...

    05/10/2021

  • Updated BBC Respect At Work guidelines

    The BBC has updated its Respect At Work guidelines for producers, to help tackle bullying and harassment in production. The updated guidelines apply to all genres...

    20/10/2021

  • Legal and BA update: day players & first right of refusal to dub into English

    Pact has been made aware of agents insisting their client, regardless of the duration of the engagement, has the contractual first right of refusal to dub in English. Read our guidance on this issue...

    19/10/2021

  • COVID update for indies

    The new simplified travel system is now in place, with the traffic light system being replaced with red list countries and rest of the world. Our Policy Team has summarised what this means and updated their briefing doc for Members...

    06/10/2021

  • Channel 4 Digital Commissioning – E4

    Pact has been made aware that Channel 4’s Digital Commissioning terms omit E4 from the mechanism for moving to Terms of Trade if the digital commission transmits on linear in the first six months. We have raised this with E4 and they have confirmed that they will correct this oversight...

    06/10/2021

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