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Behaving well in supplier relationships

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Guidance to support productions to be 'good buyers'

 

This toolkit aims to support productions to be ‘good buyers’. Poor buying practices can directly impact the health and livelihoods of vulnerable workers in TV productions, particularly those who are lowest paid.

The guidance includes:

Pre-production

  • Context: Purchasing practices

  • Factors to consider when engaging construction workers

  • Factors to consider when engaging stagehands

  • Factors to consider when engaging facilities providers

  • Factors to consider when engaging cleaning provider

  • Factors to consider when engaging caterers

  • Factors to consider when engaging security guards

  • Factors to consider when engaging transport providers

 

Production

  • Factors to consider when terminating or renegotiating supplier contracts

Post-production

  • Scoring a production’s purchasing practices - Questionnaire for suppliers