Our Team is on-hand to support individual Pact Members and also engages in negotiations with broadcasters, unions and guilds on behalf of all indies in relation to the terms of trade and collective agreements that govern our sector.

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Latest Legal & Business Affairs updates

  • Legal & BA Update: BBC request for diverse production leadership data

    Please be aware that if you are supplying information of this nature to the BBC, because the individual’s role/job title is required, the data loses its anonymity and is subject to UK GDPR. Read our guidance...


  • Pact/BECTU Lighting Department agreement updated

    Pact and BECTU have concluded negotiations on the agreement for the Lighting Department working on Major Motion Pictures. The agreement used to cover Lighting Technicians only but further roles have been added...


  • Production Restart Scheme closed to applications

    The £500m UK-wide Scheme was originally introduced in July 2020 and has supported over £2.9 billion of production spend. Without a viable commercial insurance market to transition to, the production sector now faces another challenging period...


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Our Team and their areas of expertise

Please note that there are some legal matters that Pact cannot advise on: pure commercial terms (i.e. appropriate fees to pay); litigation and legal issues related to law from other jurisdictions. We can, however, direct you to appropriate independent legal advice.

Full contact details, including telephone numbers, for all Pact staff can be found on the Our Team page.

Summary of Union Collective Agreements
  • Click on the union name to see the relevant agreements:
    • Equity
    • Musicians Union
    • Writers Guild of Great Britain (WGGB)
    • Film Artistes Association (FAA)
    • BECTU
    • Directors UK (DUK)

Copies of these agreements can be downloaded via the Resource Library.

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