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DC Site Services 2013 Glastonbury Festival staff

A big shout out to all of our 2013 Glastonbury Festival staff!

Posted on 25 Jun 2013

We'd like to send a big shout out to all of our 2013 Glastonbury Festival staff! We hope you've enjoyed the calm before the storm of the gates opening this morning and are looking forward to a fantastic weekend of working as part of the DC Site Services Glastonbury Festival team! Remember, work hard, play harder, and don't tinkle in the trees...or Fiona's 4x4! If you can remember to let us know how you're doing via our Twitter, Facebook and Google+ pages! ... read more

2013 Glastonbury Festival - Guide, previews hints, tips and advice - Chase and Status

Planning for your 2013 Glastonbury Festival

Posted on 20 Jun 2013

We're now only days away from our first days at the 2013 Glastonbury Festival and we hope you're all as excited to be back there as we are! Before you leave for the festival please make sure you login to DCSS PAAM and check all of the documents and info available via the Event Info page. We're sure you're all also keen to make plans for your downtime - if you head over to the PAAM Event Software blog you can find a brand new 2013 Glastonbury Festival Guide. The new 2013 PAAM Glastonbury Festi ... read more

DC Site Services Festival Staff Shuttle Bus - Cartoon Campervan

2013 Glastonbury Festival staff shuttle bus from train station

Posted on 20 Jun 2013

DC Site Services will be running a staff shuttle bus service from Castle Cary station to the Glastonbury Festival site for DC Site Services staff on the 24th and 25th June 2013. The shuttle bus will pick up at Castle Cary station at 11:30, 13:30, 15:30 and 17:30 on both days. There will be a limited service from the festival site to the station on Monday 1st July after the show. Please book your train tickets in consideration of these times. For further information or any problems please ema ... read more

Explaining DC Site Services' wages and payroll

Explaining DC Site Services' wages and payroll

Posted on 18 Jun 2013

We've been receiving a lot of questions from our festival and event staff about wages and payroll - the majority of these questions can be answered with a little information about how we run payroll so please read through the below before getting in touch. The DC Site Services' working week starts on a Sunday and finishes on a Saturday. For the majority of our event staff we run payroll fortnightly. Each member of staff needs to submit a timesheet each week, covering the 7 day period Sunday t ... read more

DC Site Services logo over Glastonbury Festival Pyramid Stage photo

Glastonbury Festival staff Start and End Dates

Posted on 11 Jun 2013

The 2013 Glastonbury Festival is now just around the corner! For our festival staff the maximum working dates are 22nd June to 2nd July 2013. As we approach the festival arrival date please make sure you check your DCSS PAAM account regularly for updates. As usual the finer details are likely to be amended as things are moved around and finalised over the next week or so. We've been receiving a lot of queries about start dates - many staff seem to be confused about which day they need to arri ... read more

Contacting DC Site Services Payroll - Rob Donovan beckoning to Narnia whilst working at Glastonbury Festival

A reminder about contacting DC Site Services Payroll

Posted on 11 Jun 2013

We would like to remind all of our event staff that any payroll related query should be directed to our payroll department which you can contact by emailing. Please do not email our admin email address with payroll queries as your message will not reach the right person. As always we will endeavour to resolve all payroll queries as quickly as possible. ... read more

DC Site Services PAAM event staff software - PAAM logo over festival crowd photo

DCSS PAAM Event Staff Profile Updates

Posted on 11 Jun 2013

We've noticed that many of you are yet to fully update your DCSS PAAM staff profile. Please make sure that ALL FIELDS are completed in your profile, including the Your Files section which should include the completed first page of your P46 and your entitlement to work in the UK documents. Please note that you will also need to bring the ORIGINAL entitlement to work in the UK documents with you to Glastonbury Festival - we will have a safe on-site to store this sensitive information. Please al ... read more

Festival food, eating and cooking

Keeping your stomach happy whist working at festivals

Posted on 06 Jun 2013

We're now in full festival swing at DC Site Services! We've already worked with all sorts of fantastic events and of course our largest of the year is only weeks away...Glastonbury Festival! With each event the staff meal arrangements are different but if you've worked with us before you'll know that more often than not we provide at least 2 meals for each shift that you work. If like many you plan to be a little self-sufficient by bringing your own food and cooking facilities, and also plan o ... read more

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DC Site Services supporting the 2013 HAZOFF campaign

Posted on 04 Jun 2013

DC Site Services is proud to be supporting the 2013 Hazards Off (HAZOFF) on festival and event sites campaign! The HAZOFF campaign is working to stop the common policy of site vehicles turning their hazard lights on when driving on event sites. The idea behind the campaign is that vehicles driving around on event sites with their hazard lights on is counterproductive and potentially dangerous. With hazards flashing vehicles cannot indicate to advise other vehicles and pedestrians in which dire ... read more

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This is just a quick one on behalf of the team at ESC Events and our client 'The Sun'. I would like to thank you for all of your hard work in making The Sun Military Awards (Night of Heroes) such a huge success.  I really appreciate your help with the cleaning. Could you please pass thanks onto the crew that worked and special thanks must go to Eileen.

John Wickens, Managing Director
ESC Events