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1

What is a full time contract?

A contract in which someone works for a company full time ie. approx 35 hours per week/7 hours per day

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What is a part time contract?

A contract in which someone works for a company but not all week/all day. It could be for between 1-30 hours per week

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What does freelance mean?

Someone works for themselves (self-employed) and not for a company or organisation

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What is a permanent contract?

One which continues indefinitely until the employer or employee chooses to end it

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What is 'casual' work?

When people work for a company for a short time as and when they are needed.

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What is a volunteer?

Someone who isn't paid money for the work they do

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What is a contract?

A legally binding agreement between two people/organisations which explains what will be done, when it will be done by and how much will be paid for it

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What is tax?

Money which is paid to the government

9

What is national insurance?

Money which is paid to the government and is used to fund pensions, the health service and unemployment benefits

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What does income mean?

Money which 'comes in', or is earned by a company or person

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What is an audition?

When a band/artist play for someone in the hope of getting a job/record deal

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What is merchandise?

Branded items which are sold eg mugs, posters, t-shirts

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What is public liability insurance?

Insurance which will pay out if a person/company is sued eg if the staging falls down at a gig and the person who was injured sues the venue. If the venue have public liability insurance they will pay the fine on their behalf

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Who is likely to need public liability insurance?

Venues, all employers, transport companies, anyone who runs a business

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Permanent v casual

Permanent offers guaranteed work for a certain length of time & job security.

Casual is not secure as it varies according to the work on offer, but it does give flexibility and choice as to organising your time.