Music / TV in the Waiting Room

Copyright Legislation

Under Copyright legislation, if you play music or have a television in the waiting room, or if you play music when telephone callers are on hold, you need a licence(s).

Who issues licences?

The Performing Rights Society (PRS) collects and distributes licence fees for the public performance and broadcast of musical works. The Mechanical Copyright Protection Society (MCPS) collects and distributes royalties generated from the recording of music onto many different formats. This income is distributed to their members - writers and publishers of music. The MCPS-PRS Alliance (PRS-MCPS) manages common activities, services both societies and is jointly owned by them. 

Phonographic Performance Ltd. (PPL) is a music industry organisation collecting and distributing airplay and public performance royalties in the UK.

What licence(s) should you have?

If you have a television in the waiting room you need:

If you have radio music playing in the waiting room you need:

If you play music from tape or CD you need:

If your telephone system plays music while callers are on hold, you may need a PRS-MCPS Licence and / or PPL Licence - ask your phone system supplier for details.

Further information 

Upcoming Events

There are currently no events scheduled.

Jobs

Practice Manager - Sevenoaks, Kent

Closing Date: 17 February 2020

Salary: Dependant on skills and experience

Practice Manager – Frithwood Surgery, near Stroud, Gloucestershire.

Closing Date: 14 February 2020

Salary: £40K - £45k depending on experience

Practice Manager - Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire

Closing Date: 9 February 2020

Salary: Dependant on experience

Practice Manager - Norwich

Closing Date: 31 January 2020

Salary: £40-£45k depending on experience

Practice Manager (Full time) - Shepton Mallet

Closing Date: 14 February 2020

Salary: According to experience – circa £48k

Practice Manager - Manchester

Closing Date: 7 February 2020

Salary: up to £45,000 p/a

Senior Practice Operations Manager - London, SE11

Closing Date: 22 February 2020

Salary: £37,525 - £48,246 p/a

Practice Finance / Performance Manager - Sandwell, West Birmingham

Closing Date: 31 January 2020

Salary: Up to 45k pa (pro rata- depending of experience)

The Chelsea Practice - Deputy Practice Manager

Closing Date: 31 January 2020

Salary: Dependant on experience

Practice Manager - Sevenoaks, Kent

Closing Date: 17 February 2020

Salary: Dependant on skills and experience

Practice Manager – Frithwood Surgery, near Stroud, Gloucestershire.

Closing Date: 14 February 2020

Salary: £40K - £45k depending on experience

Practice Manager - Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire

Closing Date: 9 February 2020

Salary: Dependant on experience

Practice Manager - Norwich

Closing Date: 31 January 2020

Salary: £40-£45k depending on experience

Practice Manager - Norwich

Closing Date: 31 January 2020

Salary: £40-£45k depending on experience

The Chelsea Practice - Deputy Practice Manager

Closing Date: 31 January 2020

Salary: Dependant on experience

Operations Manager - Buckinghamshire

Closing Date: 31 January 2020

Salary: Dependent on skills and experience

Practice Finance / Performance Manager - Sandwell, West Birmingham

Closing Date: 31 January 2020

Salary: Up to 45k pa (pro rata- depending of experience)

What others are viewing now

Latest Forum Posts

Fetching latest posts...