Upcoming Events :
E:gen Breakfast Club
Wed 29 May 2013
Minerva House, 5 Montague Close, London , SE1 9BB
PPL consults on licensees' code of conduct
Fri 24 Aug 2012
The first ever code of conduct for licensees has been drafted by the music royalties collection agency PPL.
A consultation period asking for opinions on the new code has been opened to find people's views on its tariffs and complaint system, according to the Publican's Morning Advertiser.
Developed as a result of the government's plans to reassess the conduct of copyright collection firms, the draft states that it is "committed to setting fair and reasonable tariffs" so fair payment is provided for creative work.
There are currently industry negotiations being carried out regarding PPL's proposals to increase its Specially Featured Entertainment (SFE) fees possibly by as much as 4,000 per cent.
A new step-by-step complaints process is set out within the draft and reiterates PPL's desire to provide a first-class service to its customers.
The consultation period runs until October 19th, with the code of conduct expected to be published at some point in November.
For further information on any of the points raised in this article please contact Robert Botkai in our Licensing Department