Darius J Alexander

Sound Recording – made simple

General terms of hire

Guidlines in lieu of other arrangements.

My promise

  • Scope of work – To carry out the work agreed on the agreed date(s) & time(s)
  • Quality of work – The work will be carried out to a professional level
  • Provision of skill – Labour provided will be experienced and skilled
  • Provision of equipment – The agreed equipment (or reasonable replacements) will be provided where applicable

My protections

  • Equipment provided is subject to availability, budget, and appraisal.
  • Invoices are to be paid within 30 days of receipt of invoice or work (whichever is latest).
  • Late payments are subject to reasonable fees outlined by the Late Payment of Commercial Debts Act 1998.
  • A cancellation fee of 50% plus non-refundable expenses to be enforced within 7 days of a booked engagement.


The BECTU Sound Ratecard is used to set fees. Broadly:

10 hour day rate £340
12 hour day rate £408
Hourly rate (mid/long term contract) £34

Also available as boom operator and sound utility.

Concessionary rates are provided to support & nurture students, charity, etc.
Contact for details.