Dr Laurence Sargent is an Owner and Director of Sargent-Disc and of several other companies in the media and technology sectors. Founded in 1986, Sargent-Disc is the UK’s leading supplier of integrated payroll, residual, accounting and software services for the film and television production industries.

The company’s suite of digital software, the Digital Production Office ®, demonstrates it’s commitment to raising awareness of and encouraging sustainable production through a selection of environmentally friendly 24/7 digital tools. These include SD Payroll, Payslips, Payscales, CrewStart™, Digital Purchase Order, and SD Production Card. Sargent-Disc strives to help the industry increase efficiency by reducing costs, saving time and minimising its carbon footprint.