News 2017-10-27T17:05:26+00:00

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CLA apply to operate an ECL scheme

December 8th, 2017|0 Comments

In October 2017, CLA submitted an application to the UK Government for an authorisation to operate an Extended Collective Licensing (ECL) scheme. ECL enables licensing bodies that represent a significant [...]

PICSEL’s first 2016 claims process underway

May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Reminder: 2016 Claims Window Closes on 17th February 2017

February 6th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

PICSEL launches it’s first claims window for mandated rights holders

February 6th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

PICSEL launches its website as new UK CMO regulations become law

April 10th, 2016|0 Comments

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 [...]

PICSEL takes part in talks to establish an equitable approach to distributing the visual arts income to eligible rights holders

March 10th, 2016|0 Comments

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 [...]

PICSEL holds an introductory presentation to BAPLA members interested in joining PICSEL

January 14th, 2016|0 Comments

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 [...]

First ever valuation on UK visual arts revenue concludes

January 14th, 2016|0 Comments

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 [...]

Newly formed visual arts collecting society PICSEL registers with Companies House

December 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

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 [...]