PPL customers and members may find the below organisations interesting.

Business organisations

CAB (Citizens Advice Bureau)
The service provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.

CBI (Confederation of British Industry)
The CBI is a UK business lobbying organisation, providing a voice for employers at a national and international level.

CCLI (Christian Copyright Licensing International)
The CCLI provides copyright cover for churches and places of worship.

CEFM (Centre for Education & Finance Management)
The Centre for Education & Finance Management assists schools on financial, educational, personnel and legal matters.

Cinema Exhibitors Association
The CEA advocates on behalf of the UK cinema sector at international, national, regional and local level.

CRA (Charity Retail Association)
The Charity Retail Association is the only body in the UK that represents the interests of charity retailers.

FSB (Federation of Small Businesses)
The Federation of Small Businesses promotes and protects the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms in the UK.

PRS for Music
PRS for Music collects and distributes royalties on behalf of music writers, composers and publishers in the UK. If you play live music or recorded music in public, in most instances you will require a licence by law from PRS for Music.

TV Licensing
TV Licensing informs people of the need to buy a TV Licence. If you play a television in public, you may also need a PPL licence.

ukactive (formally the Fitness Industry Association)
ukactive is the not-for-profit body which provides services and facilitates partnerships for a broad range of organisations, all of which support the vision of more people, more active, more often to improve the health of the nation.

 

Music industry organisations

AIM (Association of Independent Music)
AIM is a trade body established in 1999 to provide a collective voice for the UK's independent music industry.

APRS (Association of Professional Recording Services)
The Association of Professional Recording Services (APRS) promotes the highest standards of professionalism and quality within the audio industry.

BASCA (British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors)
BASCA exists to support and protect the artistic, professional, commercial and copyright interests of songwriters, lyricists and composers of all genres of music and to celebrate and encourage excellence in British music writing.

BPI (British Recorded Music Industry)
The BPI is the representative voice of the UK recorded music business, funded by their members. Report a copyright infringement to the BPI's Anti-Piracy Unit.

BRIT School
The BRIT School teaches students in BDC Media, dance, music, musical theatre, technical theatre atrs, theatre, visual arts and design and film and the digital arts.

Equity
Equity is the UK trade union for professional performers and creative practitioners.

FAC (Featured Artists Coalition)
The Featured Artists Coalition campaigns for the protection of UK performers' and musicians' rights.

Jazz Services
Jazz Services is the UK's support organisation for jazz and owns and manages the Jazz Site and Jazz UK.

MIA (Music Industries Association)
The trade body for the UK musical instrument industry.

MMF (Music Managers Forum)
The MMF UK is the largest representative body of Artist Management in the world.

MPA (Music Publishers Association)
The Music Publishers Association exists to safeguard and promote the interests of music publishers and the writers signed to them.

MPG (Music Producers Guild)
The Music Producers Guild was conceived and is supported by producers and engineers who are passionate about all aspects of making and recording music.

MU (Musicians' Union)
The Musicians' Union is a globally-respected organisation which represents over 30,000 musicians working in all sectors of the music business.

PRS for Music
PRS for Music collects and distributes royalties on behalf of music writers, composers and publishers in the UK.

UK Creative Industries
The trade body represents all creative industries in the UK, from music and art to digital design.

UK Music
UK Music is an umbrella organisation representing the collective interests of the UK's commercial music industry, from artists, musicians, songwriters and composers, to major and independent record labels, managers, music publishers, studio producers and collecting societies.

 

International organisations

IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry)
IFPI represents the recording industry worldwide with some 1400 members in 66 countries and affiliated industry associations in 45 countries.

PPI (Public Performance Ireland)
PPI collects and distributes royalties for performers and recod companies in Ireland.