Clean sweep for PLS in Stationers’ Innovation Excellence Awards 2017
21 June 2017

Clean sweep for PLS in Stationers’ Innovation Excellence Awards 2017

The Publishers Licensing Society (PLS) was named Innovator of the Year by the Stationers’ Company in their 2017 Innovation Excellence Awards after winning the award for the best Digital Technology Application.

“The judges were very impressed with PLS Permissions since it fills a major gap in the publishing market and represents a clever evolution of rights management into a field suggested by the Hargreaves Report."

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Video: Practical Tips - Getting permission to reuse content in your titles
1 January 0001

Video: Practical Tips - Getting permission to reuse content in your titles

Practical advice for getting permission to reuse quotes, illustrations and content extracts in your titles, quickly and easily. Make getting permission to reuse content quick and easy with our best practice tips.

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Webinar: Practical tips - Getting permission to reuse content in your titles
1 January 0001

Webinar: Practical tips - Getting permission to reuse content in your titles

Date: Thursday 22nd June
Time: 2:00pm start till 3:00pm
Cost: Free  

This webinar provides practical tips for getting permission to reuse quotes and extracts in your work. It is aimed at those who need to seek permission to reuse content, including authors, editorial staff and publishers.

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Director of Policy and Public Affairs - Job vacancy at British Copyright Council
20 June 2017

Director of Policy and Public Affairs - Job vacancy at British Copyright Council

Application deadline: 31 July 2017

An opportunity has arisen for a Director of Policy and Public Affairs to join the British Copyright Council on a part-time basis.

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Webinar: Optimising your UK licensing revenue with UK Royalties Direct
1 January 0001

Webinar: Optimising your UK licensing revenue with UK Royalties Direct

Date: Tuesday 27th June
Time: 1:00pm EDT (6pm BST), 30 mins
Cost: Free  

Find out how to increase the presence of your works and collect all the licensing revenues that may be due to you from UK copying of your titles.

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Tom West promoted to Chief Operating Officer
19 May 2017

Tom West promoted to Chief Operating Officer

We are delighted to announce that Tom West has been promoted as the first ever Chief Operating Officer at the Publishers Licensing Society. The role has been created as PLS expands its provision of digital services to publishers, most recently the new PLS Permissions offering PLSclear.

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Job vacancy - Communications and Events Manager
17 May 2017

Job vacancy - Communications and Events Manager

Application deadline: 2 June 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Communications and Events Manager to join our team for a one year maternity contract, based in the heart of Central London. Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will have sole responsibility for delivering all aspects of PLS’s communications, in addition to organising PLS events and representing us at trade fairs.

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Policy update: The Digital Single Market/Copyright reform package
13 April 2017

Policy update: The Digital Single Market/Copyright reform package

The European Commission’s proposals have now transferred to the European Parliament for amendment and approval. Over the past few months several Committees of the European Parliament have been publishing draft opinions on the proposed directive.

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Policy update: The Higher Education and Research Bill
13 April 2017

Policy update: The Higher Education and Research Bill

The Higher Education and Research Bill aims to deliver wide-ranging changes to how university education is regulated in England and make it easier for new providers to start up and secure university status.

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Policy update: Extension of PLR to ebook lent remotely by public libraries
13 April 2017

Policy update: Extension of PLR to ebook lent remotely by public libraries

Authors receive monies via the Public Lending Right each time their work is lent by a public library. To date this had only been payable on physical book loans and electronic and audio book loans that take place on the library premises. An amendment to the Digital Economy Bill will extend this payment to electronic and audio books lent remotely.

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