CLIENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS
DEE BOSS TALENT MANAGEMENT
BOOKING TERMS & CONDITIONS:
The following are general booking terms and conditions. These terms and conditions are agreed between Dee Boss Talent Management and the Client. Dee Boss Talent Management will advise and counsel the Client in the selection or consideration of Talent. It is further understood and agreed that Dee Boss Talent Management is acting as an agent only, and does not operate as an employment agency.
AGENCY SERVICE FEE
A 20% agency service fee is added to each booking over and above the negotiated model or talent rate (unless otherwise agreed). The total booking charges are due in full within 30 days from the invoice date. All payments are invoiced by Dee Boss Talent Management to the Client and will be paid to the Agency. Payments are not made directly to the Talent.
MODEL RATES
Daily/Hourly Rates
Standard hourly rates are charged during Monday to Friday between 09:00am and 5:00pm or 10:00am and 6:00pm excluding bank and public holidays. Any booking which is over 5 hours will be charged at the day rate. Booking fees are charged by the day or by the hour, or on an alternative basis, for example, a set fee for a catwalk show.
A “full day” is 8 working hours; this includes hair and makeup prep time.
A “half-day” is 4 working hours; this includes hair and makeup prep time.
A minimum booking is considered 2 hours for stills.
If a booking finishes prior to the originally booked time for any reason, the talent must be paid for the hours booked as stated on the booking sheet regardless of whether the job was completed early.
If a booking takes longer than the originally booked hours then all session rates and/or overtime rates will apply.
All Talent rates are negotiated separately. Any usage fees are to be discussed with Dee Boss Talent Management at the time of booking and any unauthorized “re-usage” by Client for a period exceeding one year shall be billed to Client automatically.
OVERTIME
Overtime charges shall apply to Talent on “day rate” in which they are required to work in excess of eight consecutive hours on any given day with a break for lunch. If the shoot lasts beyond the scheduled time, Client shall pay an overtime rate of 1.5 the hourly rate from 8-12 hours and 2.0 for all overtime over 12 hours, and any additional expenses thereby required. A waive of overtime fee’s over 8 hours must be approved in writing by agency representative prior to overtime otherwise overtime fee’s will apply.
USAGE
All images of the Talent are permitted to be used only for what is negotiated in the original discussions and agreements. Any further usage is NOT permitted, including farming out or trading to other companies or people, or posting on personal websites, blogs etc., unless previously agreed to and put in writing. Please note the Talent is NOT authorised to sign release forms without the agency having first approved them. Any form signed by Talent, which was not approved by the agency, will not be valid.
LINGERIE & UNDERWEAR RATES
Client must specify the type of lingerie at time of booking and these sessions must be done on a closed set. Bras, panties, body stockings and sheer lingerie will be charged at double the Talent’s hourly rate.
TRAVEL RATES
Travel time will be charged at half the Talent's hourly rate. Whenever Talent are required to be at locations not easily accessible by public transport the client is responsible for traveling expenses incurred beyond public transport point such as car service and taxi etc.
CHILD PERFORMANCE LICENCE
The Children and Young Persons Act now requires that the client apply for a licence for each child booked for performance work of any nature. The Agency make every attempt to keep on file all the relevant documentation required for all talent currently represented by us and will be happy to help you obtain these licenses in any way we can. If you would like us to complete the relevant Licence Application Form and apply for you we reserve the right to charge a £35.00 per talent administration fee.
EXCLUSIVITY OF GOODS OR SERVICES
A special fee will be negotiated when the work is in conjunction with a product or service that precludes work for competing products or services. It is the Client's responsibility to check, at time of booking whether the Talent has previously performed any conflicting work. If the Talent advertises a product, it is agreed they are able to work for any competitor in the future unless an exclusivity fee is negotiated and received with Dee Boss Talent Management.
HOLDING A TALENT
Holding a Talent will be automatically cancelled unless confirmation is received within 24 hours from the time the hold is requested.
MEAL ALLOWANCE
Clients are responsible for Talent’s meals on all bookings exceeding 6 hours.
CANCELLATION FEES
For all bookings, if a booking is cancelled:
Less than 24 hours prior to booking – full fee.
Less than 48 hours prior to booking – half fee.
Bookings that are reduced in time within one working day before bookings – full fee of original booked time will be charged.
INSURANCE
As Dee Boss Talent Management at no time is deemed to employ Talent, it is the responsibility of the Client to ensure adequate levels of Insurance (including public liability) exist to cover all Talent used at any/all locations. Travel to and from the booking locations must be included in such insurance coverage. An alternative is to include amounts paid to Talent with the Client's annual workers' compensation insurance calculations so that the Talent is then covered under the client's workers' compensation insurance policy when performing work for the Client. Dee Boss Talent Management is not required to, nor holds, any insurance for Talent (excluding public liability when Talent are physically in the Dee Boss Talent Management office).
TALENT BEHAVIOR
Dee Boss Talent Management acts solely for and on behalf of the Talent and will make every endeavor to provide an above satisfactory and efficient service to the client. Dee Boss Talent Management is not responsible for a models conduct during a booking in any way and the Client agrees that Dee Boss Talent Management will not be made liable for any loss or damage to or claimed against the Client as a result of the Talent’s actions or omission. Talent agrees to conduct himself/herself with propriety and dignity, and to do nothing on an engagement or otherwise that may tend to injure the reputation and goodwill of Talent or Dee Boss Talent Management, nor to do any act or thing which impairs Talent's capacity to at all times fully comply with the terms of this agreement, or which impairs Talent's physical or mental qualities and abilities. Talent further agrees to abide by all standard rules and policies of Dee Boss Talent Management with regard to behavior on castings and bookings. Dee Boss Talent Management may, upon five (5) days notice to Talent terminate their agreement for breach of this section.
COMPLAINTS
Any cause for complaint should be reported back to Dee Boss Talent Management immediately. Complaints will not be considered in retrospect. Upon signing any agreements, bookings, vouchers or contracts, the Client agrees to indemnify Dee Boss Talent Management and its employees and/or agents, against any legal claims, liability and responsibility in regards to any damages arising out of, or in connection with the Talent chosen or the relationship established by the accepted agreements, bookings, vouchers or contracts, between the Client and Dee Boss Talent Management.
NOT TO SOLICIT
Dee Boss Talent Management’s policy is for the Client not to solicit Talent, refer Talent to a third party or future employ Talent directly that Client was introduced to, associated with or booked through by Dee Boss Talent Management, whatsoever.
PAYMENT TERMS OF INVOICE
Payment of the Talent fee and any other monies payable are required to be paid in full by the Client by the due specified on the relevant booking sheet, sent to the last known address of the Client. In all cases the Client will be invoiced and solely responsible for payment unless otherwise agreed to and confirmation in writing be given prior to the booking date. If the Client fails to pay the amounts due in accordance with these terms and conditions, they will be responsible to pay for all expenses and costs incurred in recovering any outstanding monies, including all debt collection fees. Dee Boss Talent Management will charge a late fee of two percent (2%) per month on all accounts that remain payable after 30 days have passed from the due date.