PPL succeeds in removing exception for not-for-profit

The sector had enjoyed a get out clause in the Copyright Act - that the Government has consistently failed to close - meaning it has only paid PRS for Music, collecting on behalf of publishers and songwriters, for music use in village halls, student nightclubs and council buildings.

However, after extensive lobbying PPL has now managed to persuade the Government to bring the UK in to line with European law and provide remuneration for performers and record companies by axing ...

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