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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COVID-19: Job Support Scheme

On 24th September, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak unveiled the government’s Winter Economy Plan to support businesses and protect jobs over the coming months. This included the launch of the new Job Support Scheme to replace the Furlough Scheme.

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DPO Invoice Approval now available

Developed in response to COVID-19 limiting the ability to distribute physical documentation, we’re delighted to launch the new Invoice Approval feature for Sargent-Disc’s Digital Purchase Order (DPO) web application.

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CrewStart™ Hot Costs

Organising and disseminating onboarding paperwork is a challenge faced by all production companies. CrewStart™, part of Sargent-Disc’s Digital Production Office suite of applications, is designed to help your team automate the processing of contracts, start forms, daily rate vouchers and timesheets.
We’ve made new improvements to the timesheets function within CrewStart, to enable the generation of daily hot cost reports, which will help you streamline the preparation of weekly payroll.

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