With the impending launch of PPLPRS Ltd, the new joint venture from the UK’s music performing rights organisations, we wanted to publish some initial thoughts on how best to handle the coming changes.  They may have, or will soon be, writing to you to explain how things will work from now on, and we’ll leave that […]

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It doesn’t take much to anger Martin Lewis, from MoneySavingExpert, but if there’s one thing that seems to wind him up more than anything else, it’s people who just accept the renewal fees on their car insurance without shopping around. When the time comes for an insurance policy to be renewed, car insurance companies will […]

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Recently introduced changes to section 72 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 will affect most, if not all, organisations that utilise television broadcasts as part of their offering to customers. These amendments affect the public showing of TV broadcasts as previously section 72 allowed an exemption of the requirement for having the permission […]

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Has your business recently been audited or had a ‘royalty examination’ to verify your historical music use? Did you fully understand the process, your liabilities and the outcomes? Were you presented with an invoice for additional licence fees? If you run a business that plays music in public areas – bars, pubs, clubs, hotels, football […]

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