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Knowledge Base

  1. Brexit changes for applications 

    1. UK, EU, Irish and Non-EU Right to Work differences
    2. UK passport holder applications and right to work
    3. Irish passport holder applications and right to work
    4. EU passport holder applications and right to work
    5. Non EU passport holder applications and right to work
  2. Essential reading for approved artistes 

    1. Measurement guidelines
    2. Photo guidance
    3. Things you can't change online yourself
  3. Legal and Compliance 

    1. Covid 19
    2. GDPR and Privacy
    3. FAQs regarding Tax, National Insurance, Tax Returns, Employment Status and Benefits
  4. Artiste registration 

    1. New Artistes needing advice
    2. Pitfalls for new Supporting Artistes
    3. How to register - start here
    4. Different types of registration
    5. Can I register in any other way
  5. Artiste how and when to re-register 

    1. I've worked for you before am I still on your books
    2. Do I have to fill in all my details again
    3. Why can't we reuse old photos
  6. The application process 

    1. What questions are we going to ask you
    2. Are my details secure
    3. How do I edit something once it's been saved
    4. Why do I need a mobile and email address
    5. Why do you ask about nudity
  7. The approval process 

    1. How long does it take to be approved
    2. Once approved how long am I registered for
  8. Online application technical issues 

    1. Having trouble starting my application for the first time
    2. Having trouble logging back in to finish my application
    3. National insurance number entered is already on our system message
    4. Do I have to complete the application all at once
    5. Still stuck or needing technical help
  9. Onset terms explained 

    1. Definitions - Background, Walk Ons, Featured Artiste
    2. Different bookings - shift call, costume fitting, castings, filming day
    3. What is a Double
    4. What is a Stand In
  10. Urgent casting call help 

    1. Urgent Casting Photo help
    2. If I apply for an urgent casting am I on your books
    3. Difference between Urgent Castings and Priority Artistes
  11. About money and payments 

    1. Artiste Payment FAQs
    2. How long does it takes to get paid
    3. Daily earnings
    4. How do I give you my bank details for payments
    5. How payment works
  12. Agency deductions and fees 

    1. What commission do you take
    2. Why do you charge an admin fee
    3. Do I have to pay a fee if I don't get a job
    4. Do I pay anything upfront
    5. What about VAT (Value Added Tax)
  13. National Insurance deductions 

    1. Why do I need a National Insurance Number
    2. How do I apply for a National Insurance number
    3. National Insurance deductions explained
    4. National Insurance, what's the difference between Class 1, 2, 3 and 4
  14. Employment status and tax 

    1. What happens with tax
    2. As an extra will I be employed or self employed
    3. Do you provide P45s/P60s
  15. Help uploading documents 

    1. How to upload your passport ID
    2. Visa and right to work information for EU and Non EU citizens
    3. Why do I need to give you my passport details
    4. UK Citizen without a passport
    5. Help with Selfies
  16. Taking measurements - Women 

    1. Women - What measurements do I need
    2. How to measure your height accurately
    3. How to take a "head" measurement - women
    4. How to take a "neck" measurement - women
    5. How to take a "chest/bust" measurment - women
  17. Taking measurements - Men 

    1. Men - What measurements do I need
    2. How to measure your height accurately
    3. How to take a "head" measurement - men
    4. How to take a "neck" measurement - men
    5. How to take a "chest" measurement - men
  18. About regions 

    1. Can I be registered in more than one region
    2. Can I change the regional book I've registered in
    3. I have two UK bases, which should I register under
    4. Can I register if I live outside the UK
    5. What do you consider London and the South East
  19. Photos - choosing and guidance 

    1. Additional Photos you can upload
    2. Minimum tech photo requirements
    3. Good photos - guidelines
    4. Bad photos - what not to use
    5. What is a Portrait image and what is landscape
  20. Basic Disclosure Certificate 

    1. What is a Basic Disclosure certificate and why do I need one
    2. How to apply for a Basic Disclosure Certificate
    3. How to share your Basic Disclosure certificate with us
    4. Standard or enhanced disclosure certificates
  21. Organiser help 

    1. How to login to your organiser
    2. Calender help - your availability
    3. How to change your personal details
    4. How to change your photos
    5. Your earnings help
  22. How the agency operates 

    1. What kind of work do you offer
    2. Can I be with more than one agency
    3. Do I need to belong to a union
    4. Where will our photos appear
    5. Do you represent children
  23. Procedure and protocol for job offers 

    1. How will I receive job offers
    2. What do I do in an emergency and can't make a booking
    3. Can I put myself forward for two jobs on the same day
    4. What is a pencil booking
    5. What is a confirmed booking
  24. Availability for work 

    1. What if I'm unavailable for a period of time
    2. What if I become permanently unavailable
    3. Full time job, can I do this work in my time off
  25. Getting more work 

    1. How can I improve my number of work offers
    2. Do you own a uniform
    3. How much work can I expect to be offered
    4. Can I 'check in' for work
  26. The filming day 

    1. How long is a normal filming day
    2. What hours are a nightshoot
    3. What time will I finish
  27. Ways to contact us 

    1. I have a pay enquiry
    2. Contacting us - Artistes
    3. Contacting us - not an Artiste
    4. I have a complaint
    5. Can I come in and see you
  28. All articles 

    1. What commission do you take
    2. What happens with tax
    3. Can I be registered in more than one region
    4. How will I receive job offers
    5. How can I improve my number of work offers
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