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AdamWiddy

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Hello!
So I’m UK based and I’ve recently been asked to do a bit of filming for a private wedding along with some shoots for a couple of fairly high profile events. With the possibility of being paid too.

I thought I’d reach out to see what things I’ll need to consider if I say yes?

For example:
Do I need a Commercial Drone Pilot Licence - what are the costs?
Insurance, costs (where do I even start)?
Permission, do I need to write to the venue?
For Tax purposes I’ll most likey need to set up a limited company (if I do take this further and get paid at other events).
Obviously all these things points to me being a “good” citizen. What are the implications if I do none of the above?

Thanks for any guidance/help/slap round the face in advance! Cheers!
 
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Hello!
So I’m UK based and I’ve recently been asked to do a bit of filming for a private wedding along with some shoots for a couple of fairly high profile events. With the possibility of being paid too.

I thought I’d reach out to see what things I’ll need to consider if I say yes?

For example:
Do I need a Commercial Drone Pilot Licence - what are the costs?
Insurance, costs (where do I even start)?
Permission, do I need to write to the venue?
For Tax purposes I’ll most likey need to set up a limited company (if I do take this further and get paid at other events).
Obviously all these things points to me being a “good” citizen. What are the implications if I do none of the above?

Thanks for any guidance/help/slap round the face in advance! Cheers!
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