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Sargent-Disc Payroll & Accounting Newsletter December 2016
Dear Subscriber,

In this edition of the Payroll & Accounting newsletter, we are pleased to unveil the new Digital Production Office® website, and highlight our short film celebrating our 30th Anniversary.

We look into the new Apprenticeship Levy due to be launched in Spring 2017, and introduce CrewStart™, Sargent-Disc's new application designed to streamline the onboarding process. Jenny Martin, one of this year's recipients of the Sargent-Disc scholarship support updates us on her year so far at the National Film and Television School.

We are also holding a number of Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling, Vista Accounting training courses along with an online Scenechronize SmartHub walkthrough. Read on to find out more.

Sargent-Disc: 30 Years in the Making
Sargent-Disc is delighted to be celebrating its 30th Anniversary! To mark this occasion we have produced a short film about the company, its history, culture and services. With a special thanks to all of our clients and partners for their kind words and continued support.
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Digital Production Office ®
Sargent-Disc is pleased to unveil the new website for The Digital Production Office ® suite of apps. It  demonstrates  the company’s commitment to raising awareness of and encouraging sustainable production through a selection of environmentally friendly 24/7 digital tools.
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Introducing CrewStart™
Processing crew start forms and issuing contracts can be time consuming and often involves duplication of effort with the risk of mistakes in copying data. As the latest addition to the Digital Production Office® suite of software, Sargent-Disc has designed an application to streamline this process - leading to a stress free onboarding experience.
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Apprenticeship Levy
As part of their drive to train 3 million new apprentices – and to target the focus on employee training outside the work place – the Government will introduce the new Apprenticeship Levy from spring 2017; requiring businesses with a pay bill of over £3 million to invest in apprenticeships.
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CIPP Payroll Technician Certificate
Several members of the Sargent-Disc Payroll team have successfully completed their CIPP Payroll Technician Certificate. Congratulations Anna, Charly and Jessikah!

MM Training
Our Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling courses are approved by Creative Skillset. Eligible applicants can access up to 80% of course costs from their Management and Leadership Bursary scheme.
Introduction to Movie Magic Scheduling:

Introduction to Movie Magic Budgeting:

Introduction to Vista Accounting:

Each training session lasts for approximately 3 hours and takes place at our offices at Pinewood Studios. Please get in touch with us for private or bespoke training requirements.
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NFTS Update - Jenny Martin
Jenny Martin, one of the this year's recipients of the Sargent-Disc Scholarship support for the production management diploma at the NFTS, shared her experiences of the year to date.
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Digital Purchase Order Demo

Scenechronize SmartHub Walkthrough
Entertainment Partners' Scenechronize SmartHub enables access to a secure archival library for all production documents within an easily searchable platform. A personal dashboard decreases the paper consumption by providing real-time production updates with email and mobile options; reducing time spent and costs.

Join our online demo on Tuesday 13th December at 5pm to see how you can easily access all your production documents in a secure environment.
Email to register your interest.
 About Sargent-Disc
Founded in 1986, Sargent-Disc is an award-winning provider of payroll and residuals, auto enrolment, accounting services and production software for the entertainment industry. As the European affiliate of Entertainment Partners, Sargent-Disc distributes and provides training on EP software, such as movie Magic Budgeting, Movie Magic Scheduling and Vista Accounting.

Sargent-Disc's advanced online payroll platform, SD Online, is used worldwide throughout the entertainment industry on productions ranging from low budget documentaries and commercials, through to major Hollywood blockbusters.
During development, in production or in post, Sargent-Disc delivers a wealth of budgeting and production accounting experience and industry knowledge.

Find out more about our Accounting services
With Sargent-Disc's award-winning payroll team operating your payroll you can control costs and divert valuable resources back to your core business.

Find out more about our Payroll services
Sargent-Disc provides bespoke training on industry standard production software Movie Magic Budgeting, Movie Magic Scheduling and Vista Accounting.

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Sargent-Disc distributes Entertainment Partners' software Movie Magic Budgeting, Movie Magic Scheduling and Vista Accounting throughout Europe.

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