Licensed to thrill?: Inside PPL-PRS' £300m Midlands music licensing revolution

Mark Sutherland

The new joint venture between PPL and PRS instantly becomes one of the UK biz’s biggest companies, with revenues likely to approach £300 million. But can it make public performance licensing exciting? Music Week travels to Leicester with parent company CEOs Robert Ashcroft and Peter Leathem, plus JV MD Suzanne Smith, to find out… 


Public performance licensing joint venture. Five words possibly not guaranteed to quicken the pulse of every red-blooded Music Week reader. Especially when you find out ...

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