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Equity have opened up their planned coach travel from London to Tolpuddle Festival to all members of entertainment unions – offering a £25 return journey to the Dorset festival.


The Government is gathering evidence on whether current laws on protecting people from sexual harassment in the workplace are effective.


The MU is extremely disappointed by the decision of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea to ban busking in certain areas and enforce these bans through Public Space Protection Orders (PSPO).


It has recently been brought to the MU’s attention that the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo (REMT) has advertised for experienced musicians of what would appear to be a professional standard to apply to form a new stage band for a 25 show run throughout August. Including worldwide television coverage.


Chartered Physiotherapist and BAPAM (British Association of Performing Arts Medicine) practitioner Maria J Lopez is inviting all musicians living within Scotland to complete a short questionnaire on current musculoskeletal injury rates.
 


Because of a trademark registration – which happened in 2015 without the consent or knowledge of the band – the original Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band are no longer able to record an album or perform a concert under their own name.


The MU is concerned at the growing impact of the Government’s hostile environment policies which are jeopardising musicians’ opportunities to work.


The MU is concerned at the growing impact of the Government’s hostile environment policies which are jeopardising musicians’ opportunities to work.