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HAVE YOU MADE A VISUAL CONTRIBUTION TO A BOOK, MAGAZINE OR JOURNAL?

If you have, then you can claim for your share of money collected from this source from ALCS. Here’s how to claim.

We have over
90,000 registered
members

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This year we paid
out £30 million
to writers

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We collect money that's due to our members for secondary uses of their work. Since 1977, we have paid out over £450 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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