Sargent-Disc Announce Official albert BAFTA Partnership

Sargent-Disc is delighted to announce our partnership with BAFTA  albert - the organisation supporting the production industry’s transition to environmental sustainability. The partnership will enable albert to launch a series of new initiatives including industry masterclasses and to have a presence at key events such as the Media Production Show and the Edinburgh TV Festival. [...]

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Sargent-Disc Launches Refreshed Payroll, Payslip & Payscales Applications

We are excited to launch our new Payroll, Payslip and Payscales applications, designed to ensure an enhanced experience for users. The native apps for iOS and android include a host of features which aim to increase efficiency such as the use of a single sign on, 24/7 access to payroll information and management reports and [...]

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CrewStart™ – Dashboard Feature

  The freelance nature of the entertainment industries can make organising and disseminating onboarding paperwork a time consuming task for large or small productions. A challenge for production companies can be handling approval mechanisms, a typically time-consuming and inefficient process in which freelancer signatures are at risk of falling between the gaps. Executives can find […]

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Digital Purchase Order – Advanced Search Feature

Digital Purchase Order, the cloud-based procurement software, simplifies the purchase order workflow, removing the need for multiple emails and manual circulation. The software now has an Advanced Search feature that enables users to search for POs in more detail.     Clicking on the funnel icon (Figure 1) opens the Advanced Search filter dialogue box. […]

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Sargent-Disc becomes albert affiliate!

  Having attended several carbon literacy training sessions with albert plus and discussed our intentions to incorporate sustainable best practices into our workflows, we are delighted to reveal that Sargent-Disc is now an official albert affiliate. We will be joining other industry organisations in communicating albert’s message to our clients and colleagues; encouraging them to […]

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CrewStart™ Arrow Media Case Study

CrewStart™, new software created in house by Sargent-Disc, is designed to help production teams to automate the processing of contracts, start forms, daily rate vouchers and timesheets. Amongst the benefits is that it enables production companies to reduce administration; to sign contracts securely and submit start paperwork;  to calculate timesheets, approve documents and ensure the […]

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Sargent-Disc: Keeping your data safe
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  Sargent Disc, the leading UK provider of payroll, production accounting and production management software to the entertainment industries, has been awarded ISO 27001 certification, the internationally recognised information security management standard. Dr. Laurence Sargent, Director of Sargent-Disc said ” Our certification against this exacting standard reflects the excellent systems and processes we have in […]

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Sargent-Disc Green Production Round Table in association with Film London

  Film and television production presents a worldwide platform to campaign for better environmental practices, through efforts behind camera as well as the message portrayed on screen.  With the need and desire to utilize eco-friendly production processes, European industry experts gathered at the Sargent-Disc Green Production Round Table, held in association with Film London and […]

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Introducing CrewStartTM
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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.

CrewStart™ allows the production office to customise envelopes to send to new production crew, enabling them to gather the information they require and to complete start forms and contracts electronically.

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