You have successfully logged out of the members' area.


to The Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society

ALCS is a membership organisation for writers run by its Members, for its Members.
Here you can find out all about the work we do to:

  • Protect and promote the rights of authors writing in all disciplines
  • Ensure authors receive fair payment for the various uses of their work

Lifetime membership of ALCS costs £25. This one-off fee ensures that you receive payment of any money that is due to you for use of your work.

Please note that from the 1st April 2015, the lifetime membership fee will be increasing to £36

Find out more

Twitter stream currently unavailable
Twitter bird



     What are words worth now? 

      a survey of authors' earnings





Latest news

Read all news


Members' area
Log in or register

Why should you join ALCS? find out in our short video


The February edition of ALCS News is out now.

Copyright education




Find out more about the copyright education work ALCS has been carrying out. 


Interested in finding out more about who we work with? Click here to find out.  

Find out about ALCS' sponsorship fund