The March distribution

21/01/2014

The next distribution of fees to Members will take place in March 2014.

The exact dates that payments will be made and statements posted will be announced in the February 2014 edition of ALCS News. Please note that some Members may notice a difference in the amount they receive from ALCS in this distribution, compared to previous payments received in February or March.

The ALCS Board election: vote now

21/01/2014

There is still just time for Members to vote in the current ALCS Board election, and if you haven't already, we urge you to do so.

ALCS News: 2013's most read

21/01/2014

In case you missed any of them, here are the most read articles from ALCS News last year:

Elizabeth Jane Howard (1923 – 2014)

21/01/2014

ALCS co-founder and author Elizabeth Jane Howard died earlier this month at the age of 90. Tributes from across the writing world have since been paid to her.

EU Copyright Review

21/01/2014

In December the European Commission launched a public consultation document to look into the way that copyright and its associated markets function within the EU. Its aim is to ensure that: “the EU copyright regulatory framework stays fit for purpose in the digital environment, supports creation and innovation, taps the full potential of the single market, fosters growth and investment in our economy, and promotes cultural diversity.”

Independent Code Review calls for evidence

21/01/2014

The Independent Code Review of UK Collective Management Organisations is requesting evidence as part of a new review procedure.

Public Lending Right: business as usual

21/01/2014

It’s been both a time of change, and business as usual at the Public Lending Right office in Stockton-on-Tees, as you can see from this Review of 2013 now available on the PLR website: www.plr.uk.com.

Silver spoons: can you write without one?

21/01/2014

The RSL/First Story Discussion takes place on Thursday 23 January, 2014, with Jonathan Dimbleby, Kate Fox, Salena Godden, Alan Johnson and Stephen Kelman.

Favourite links

21/01/2014

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