ALCS Annual General Meeting 2014 at BBC Radio Theatre

18/11/2014

The 2014 ALCS AGM is now only a few days away! It is being held this year at the iconic BBC Radio Theatre, BBC Broadcasting House, London on Thursday 27 November.

Alice Jolly wins the 2014 VS Pritchett Memorial Prize

18/11/2014

Alice Jolly is the winner of this year's Royal Society of Literature (RSL) VS Pritchett Memorial Prize, for her short story, Ray the Rotweiller

Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman launches 'Project Remix'

18/11/2014

Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman has launched a search to find the UK's most creative teens.

Last Chance to Claim!

18/11/2014

Don't forget to claim via ALCS for any articles you have written. This year the deadline for claims is just a few days away on the 30 November 2014, with payments to Members due to be made in February 2015.

Oettinger continues copyright reform with proposed 'Google Tax'

18/11/2014

Günther Oettinger, the new EU Commissioner for the digital economy and society, has indicated the possible creation of an EU 'Google Tax', which would require internet search engine providers to pay a fee for displaying copyrighted materials on their sites.

2014 Educational Writers' Award: Shortlist Announced

18/11/2014

ALCS and The Society of Authors are delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2014 Educational Writers’ Award – the UK's only award for educational writing. This year, the award focused on non-fiction books aimed at readers aged between 11 and 18 years. 

Copyright Begins at Home: The World Comes to London

18/11/2014

On 12 October, sixteen delegates from around the world arrived in London for the 22nd Advanced Level Training Seminar on Copyright and Related Rights a two-week seminar organised by the British Copyright Council (BCC) for the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) and held in association with the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO).

UK Government Launches Orphan Works Licensing Scheme

18/11/2014

The UK Government has launched a licensing scheme that will provide access to more than 91 million creative 'orphan' works, the owners or copyright holders of which are not known or cannot be found.