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Professional advice

Helping you get back on track

Life and work don’t always run smoothly. You may be flying high and then hit a barrier such as illness or a relationship breakdown. Perhaps you’ve decided you need to retrain. You could be experiencing bullying, having spiralling debt problems or need legal advice on a new contract. Whatever issue you’re facing, our friendly team can help.


We’re on the case

A dedicated team of case workers at The Film and TV Charity have experience with people in all areas of the industry. We can work closely with you over a 3-6 month period to identify what’s holding you back, help you think through the options and get back on track. You can get support and guidance with anything from human resources to housing, as well as recommendations for other good people to speak to.


What we can do

  • discuss your needs and help you unpick your complications and barriers
  • agree a support plan that will help you move forward
  • offer information, guidance and practical support to help you solve problems, make contact with agencies and work towards your goals
  • support you to improve your long-term situation and build resilience

Pick up the phone

Call our 24/7 Support Line on 0800 054 0000 to ask for professional advice. Our team will note down a few details, discuss your options and put you in touch with the best person to help. It’s a step in the right direction.

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Other areas of support

Tap into a broad and deep pool of expertise. We can quickly refer you to our colleagues with expertise in many areas, giving you free access to:


  • Counselling

    • You can be referred for counselling
    • The call handler will take some basic details and arrange for a qualified assessor to call you back within 5 days
    • Appointments should be in place within 2 weeks
  • Legal advice

    • You can ask for help with a legal query or worry
    • The call handler will take some basic details and arrange for you to be called back by a qualified legal advisor with the relevant specialism
    • We aim to call you with back within 2 hours
  • Financial guidance

    • You can ask for advice about financial problems
    • The call handler can offer basic information and point you in the right direction. Depending on what you need, they can arrange for an adviser to call you to offer more detailed financial guidance.
    • We will call you back within 5 days

NB: This is not regulated financial advice. If that’s something you need, we’ll do our best to recommend a suitable support agency.


Call the Support Line