Plans to hike fees to licensees by up to 2000% have been averted, for the time being, after a ground swell of opposition from the licensed trade across the country forced the PPL (Phonographic Performance Limited) to delay proposals for any hikes in fees until 1 January 2013 ‘at the earliest’. The planned increase, which [...]
A plan by PPL to raise fees by up to 2000% must be opposed, and licensees need to get their voices heard before the organisation puts Scotland’s night-time economy at risk. PPL have asked licensees and interested parties to respond to their consultation paper by mid October, but the trade may have to do more [...]
Scots licensees are being urged to hold back their PPL fees in protest against proposed licence hikes. PPL, the organisation that collects royalties on behalf of performers and record companies, is proposing to charge pubs and clubs that put on Specially Featured Entertainment (SFE) exorbitant fees and this includes DJ’s. The proposed price rises, which [...]
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