Government publishes minimum standards for Collection Societies

The Government has published new minimum standards which are to underpin the self-regulatory framework for UK collecting societies.

The minimum standards, which cover fairness, transparency, and good governance, are intended to form the basis of collecting societies’ individual codes of practice.

You can read them in full through here.

An initial review of these codes will be undertaken by an independent code reviewer in November 2013, one year after launch.

The minimum standards have been developed in conjunction with collecting ...




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