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There are now over 600 members of the MU Pension Scheme, and funds held within the scheme have reached more than £13m, with annual contributions exceeding £1m a year.

Employers contributing to the MU Pension Scheme

If you work for any of the employers (and there is a negotiated employers contribution within the agreement) below then you can also receive an employer’s contribution. Find out more, including about auto enrolment, via Hencilla Canworth GI.

  • Society of London Theatre (West End)
  • UK Theatre (Touring and Regional)
  • BBC
  • Royal National Theatre
  • PACT/TAC – UK Independent Television
  • The Globe
  • Regents Park Open Air Theatre
  • English National Ballet
  • Royal Opera House
  • English National Opera
  • Disney Theatrical           
  • Royal Shakespeare Company

Please note that whilst MU members are eligible to join the scheme, unless there is a negotiated employer’s contribution within the collective bargaining agreement for employees, do not assume that you will receive an employer’s contribution. This applies if you are working as an extra or deputy, for example. If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible for an employer’s contribution or not, contact your MU Regional Office or Hencilla Canworth GI.

If you are interested, please read the details of the scheme provide by Hencilla. This includes a membership pack and guide to key features of the scheme. If you would like to talk to someone about the details of the scheme, you can call 0208 686 5050 to speak to Andrew Barker.

Hencilla Canworth GI Ltd administers the MU Pension Scheme. You can take advantage of this scheme and open a pension today. If you are interested please visit the Hencilla website and again call 0208 686 5050 to speak to Andrew Barker.

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