Terms and Conditions

Please read and accept my Terms & Conditions to make sure there are
no misunderstandings and the production can then run smoothly.

A full quote will be given in writing for all jobs.
Prices may vary due to supplier costs or specific client requirements.
Confirmation of bookings must be received by email or letter before work can be started.
Priority will be given to confirmed bookings over pencilled bookings.
Payment is due within 15 days of invoice date.
There is currently No V A T to pay on any payments.
Overseas (Non-UK) clients must pay a 50% deposit before starting work.
I may require a deposit from any new clients until a relationship has been established.
I accept Bank Transfers, Cheques and PayPal (a surcharge may be added to cover fees).
Unless otherwise stated the day rate quoted will not include any expenses.
Congestion charge, toll roads and parking will be added to final invoice.
Travel is charged at 35p per mile base to base or Standard Class rail fare.
If there is no parking at the filming location the client must arrange transportation or a taxicharge will be added.
I will be flexible for all clients but once a booking has been confirmed there maybe a cancellation charge up to the full amount quoted if cancelled within 48hours.
I have Public Liability Insurance up to £5million and equipment insurance for my own equipment; this does not cover any other equipment or other personnel.
Hired in equipment must be covered by the production unless otherwise agreed.
I (Paul Francis Mercer) will endeavour to appropriately advise clients where requested on camera, lighting and sound equipment and other matters relating to a shoot, but this guidance will not render me (Paul Francis Mercer) liable for (a) the suitability of the equipment selected for the shoot or (b) the overall success of the shoot.