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WGGB, Netflix UK and PMA sign deal

WGGB, Netflix UK and PMA have today (Tuesday 12 March 2024) issued the following joint statement:

Netflix UK, the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain (WGGB) and the Personal Managers’ Association (PMA) sign deal 

  • Netflix UK, the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain (WGGB) and the Personal Managers’ Association (PMA) have signed a new deal on remuneration which will apply to UK writers on Netflix scripted live-action commissioned series.
  • The deal is effective as of 1 February 2024 and is the first agreement between a streaming service, the WGGB and the PMA.
  • Anne Mensah, VP UK Content Netflix said: “Local writers are core to Netflix’s success in the UK and we are delighted to have reached a deal.”
  • Ellie Peers, WGGB General Secretary said: “For the first time in the UK, writers working for a global streamer will have their rights enshrined in a collective trade union agreement and will enjoy improved terms and conditions. We are delighted to have reached this agreement with Netflix.”
  • PMA said: “We are thrilled to have finally agreed a trailblazing deal on terms for UK writers that moves away from granting rights in perpetuity and introduces a structure for ongoing payments.”

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For a summary of key terms see the Rates and Agreements section of our website. WGGB members can view the full agreement by logging into the Members’ area of our website, non-members contact “