Generative AI needs an ethical reboot

December 4, 2023 By Rebecca Owen

New research among UK creatives reveals more than three quarters of content rights holders are aware that AI is using their work without permission or payment

Almost half of respondents think that employees will try to pass off generative AI...

CLA launches new Read Aloud Licence with Welsh Local Government Association central agreement

November 10, 2023 By Rebecca Owen

CLA has developed a new Licence that addresses the needs of educators to record reading aloud to their learners. State-funded schools in Wales are the first to benefit from the new rights. 

There’s no question that being read to aloud ...

Annual Transparency Report 2022/23

October 23, 2023 By Rebecca Owen

CLA had a record-breaking year in 2022/2023, achieving revenues of £96m and making payments of £81.2m to authors, publishers and visual artists based in the UK and overseas.

As part of its commitment to transparency and responsible corporate leadership, CLA ...

CLA signs its 43rd bilateral agreement with the Malaysia Reprographic Rights Centre (MARC)

October 9, 2023 By Rebecca Owen

CLA signed its 43rd bilateral with the Malaysia Reprographic Rights Centre (MARC) at the 2023 IFRRO General Assembly and World Congress in Reykjavík, Iceland last week.

MARC was established in 2021 to represent publishers, authors and visual artists in Malaysia, ...

Supporting Learning and Collaboration: CLA’s Bursary Impact at the CILIP Conference 2023

September 19, 2023 By Rebecca Owen

As part of our 40th anniversary celebrations, this year CLA launched our bursary programme, starting with the CILIP Conference 2023.

Bursary places unlock vital professional development, and only with well-informed, diligent, and creative colleagues in the library, information, and knowledge ...

CLA celebrates 40 years with key stakeholders at the British Library

September 11, 2023 By Rebecca Owen

The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) celebrated its 40th anniversary in style with over 100 key stakeholders at the iconic British Library on Wednesday 6 September.

The reception was held in King’s Gallery Library, a hidden gem within the British Library, ...