Learn about who we are and what we do

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We have over
110,000 registered

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This year we paid
out £36.8 million
to writers

Find out how
We collect money that's due to our members for secondary uses of their work. Since 1977, we have paid out around £500 million.

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How we collect money for our members

Our work also involves communicating with government or industry on rights and licensing as well as supporting and educating the public and industry.

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