Finances of Clerk's and Master's Offices
4.1 The Clerk's and The Head Master's Offices and salaries will be paid for by their own efforts and an agreed levy on projects. 10% of gross profit from the work of Gildencraft and/or any future trading arm of The Guild will be paid to both The Master's Office (for his supervision and training) and The Clerk's Offices (for administration and management) respectively.
4.2 The cost/levy of 8% of gross profit from the work of Gildencraft and/or any future trading arm of The Guild, will fund the work of The Clerk's Office, to include: the costs of The Guild's Norwich Lodge, development and upkeep of Guild library, costs of any outreach projects, wages of any office staff and Clerk's Beneficence.
4.3 The cost/levy of 16% of gross profit from the work of Gildencraft and/or any future trading arm of The Guild, will fund the work of The Master's Office, to include: the costs of The Guild's Cotswold Lodge, development and upkeep of Guild collection, funding of The Master's Office headquarters in Germany, funding of any humanitarian projects, fund international craft projects, funding academy, funding Journal, supporting the culture and languages of stonemasons, wages of any office staff and Master's Beneficence.
4.4 The Clerk's salary will be partly paid by Gildencraft Stonemasonry C.I.C. or in the future another trading arm of the Guild.
4.5 Part of the Clerk's salary can come from the subscriptions from "The United Guilds of St. George" for his work in administration etc.
4.6 The current Head Master will produce or cause to be produced through the "Serram" brand, work which will go to funding his Office, paying for his time and to some lesser extent the Clerk's Office.
4.7 The "Serram" brand is the property of the current Head Master who has agreed for Gildencraft to use this brand under his supervision for the length of his connection with Gildencraft C.I.C. i.e. the period of training the agree number of Apprentices. "Serram" brand can not be used by any future trading arms of the Guild with out the express written permission of the Head Master.
4.8 Both The Clerk and Head Master will undertake profit-making activities e.g. paid talks, or, in the case of The Head Master, craft demonstrations, to fund their respective Offices when this is financially prudent.
4.9 For the agreed term of the training of Apprentices, the Master or his compamy will carry out, or caused to be carried out, any work won through the efforts of the Master for Gildencraft C.I.C. or any other future trading arm of the Guild, but beyond the skill of the employees of said companies. Fair payment for time and materials will be made to the Master or his company with profits going to Gildencraft C.I.C. or any other future trading arm of the Guild.
4.10 Funding of various offices should be reviewed at Easter Common Hall. At this meeting, The Executive Craft Committee has the power to adjust the percentage received by each office by 66% (or higher) majority vote.