Tell Me More About… CrewStart™ Timesheets and Time Reports

Welcome to the first in our ‘Tell Me More About’ series, where we take a closer look at the different tools in Sargent-Disc’s Digital Production Office® suite of applications. In this instalment, we’re exploring Timesheets and Time Reports within CrewStart™, Sargent-Disc’s designed to help production teams automate the processing of contracts, start forms, daily rate vouchers and timesheets.

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The Digital Payroll Workflow Masterclass

Sargent-Disc, a Cast & Crew company, with the Pact presents: The Digital Payroll Workflow Masterclass. The Masterclass on 9th September at 10am is for Pact member companies’ Heads of Finance and Heads of Production, along with the finance and production office teams working on their productions.

Sargent Disc’s Digital Payroll Workflow is designed to provide a digital production payroll service – specifically for the entertainment industries in the UK and Ireland.

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Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Extension

HMRC has also confirmed the extension of the Self Employment Income Support Scheme Grant (SEISS).
For self-employed individuals eligible for SEISS and actively trading but facing reduced demand due to Covid-19, an initial taxable grant will be provided to cover three months’ worth of profits between November to end of January 2021.

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albert launches new toolkit

Our industry partner BAFTA albert has launched its revamped carbon calculator and certification toolkit, in the same year that the environmental sustainability tool marks a decade of helping the film and TV industry reduce its emissions.

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Voices from NFTS – David Freedman

Sargent-Disc is proud to provide scholarship support to two Production Management students at the National Film and Television School (NFTS) each year. David Freedman, one of last year’s recipients, shares his experience of the course.

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TV production cuts carbon emissions by 10% in two years

BAFTA albert has published its 2019/20 Annual Report which includes findings that indicate a 10% reduction in carbon emissions in TV production in two years. The report highlights environmental priorities and how to deliver them, aiming to drive change within the screen industries in order to reach the net-zero carbon emissions target.

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