An historic moment for PICSEL as the claims process for 2016 gets underway. In this first year, PICSEL undertakes a newly implemented system, which sees for the first time a 10% data matching process used to verify works that have actually been copied in real time. Any unmatched data will still come from the 90% [...]
Have you licensed images for publication in a UK titled book or magazine? Then it's likely that you have a right to claim for secondary copying income. For the first time PICSEL can offer a brand new alternative choice for rights holders. Whether your claim is large or small, PICSEL has made it easy to [...]
With huge pleasure PICSEL can announce the opening of its first claims window. Those who have mandated PICSEL, or are members of PICSEL, will receive their claims package directly by email on Tuesday 17th January. It contains the claims template together with a guide to completing the simplified procedure. The CLA are keen that you [...]
10th April 2016 On an auspicious day in which a new UK law is introduced that governs the way in which collecting societies operate for the first time and instills the importance of providing choice for rights holders, PICSEL launches it’s website.
PICSEL takes part in talks to establish an equitable approach to distributing the visual arts income to eligible rights holders
10th – 31st March 2016 With the imminent approach of new UK regulations for collecting societies, PICSEL takes part in three crucial meetings to discuss how a ‘fair and equitable approach’ can be derived from the old process following the valuation determination announced in January 2016.
14th January 2016 As demand outstrips room capacity, PICSEL holds its first public presentation to BAPLA members who had expressed an interest in joining PICSEL. The presentation aimed to answer many of the questions about how PICSEL would provide a new and fair alternative to eligible rights holders within the visual images collecting society landscape.
14th January 2016 The valuation process was undertaken by a variety of trade organisations representing publishers, authors, and visual artists – ALCS, ACS, BAPLA, DACS and PLS, with the determination undertaken by the independent valuer Mark Bezant of FTI Consulting. A crucial step in establishing a greater share of distributed funds from the CLA for [...]
In October 2015, BAPLA members voted unanimously to set up a new collecting society, to offer a choice for the first time. Since that time, a number of BAPLA volunteers have been working tirelessly to bring about a new and effective collecting society focusing on an efficient distribution policy as the key element. On 2nd [...]