Transforming Futures: The impact of CLA’s Donation to The Children’s Literacy Charity

June 12, 2024 By Taylor Macdonald


The Copyright Licensing Agency generously donated to The Children’s Literacy Charity, enabling the support of 1,046 children in gaining essential literacy skills. At CLA, we are committed to upholding fair compensation for creators and rightsholders while supporting the...

CLA Signs 44th Bilateral Agreement with Slovenia’s SAZOR at 2024 IFRRO Mid-Year Meetings

May 31, 2024 By Taylor Macdonald

We are pleased to announce that CLA has signed its 44th bilateral agreement with the Slovenian Reproduction Rights Organisation (RRO), SAZOR, during the 2024 IFRRO mid-year meetings held in Valencia. This significant event marks another milestone in our ongoing efforts...

Empowering Creators: The impact of CLA’s donation to English PEN

May 22, 2024 By Taylor Macdonald

At CLA we are committed to upholding fair compensation for creators and rightsholders while supporting the UK’s creative economy. As part of our dedication to this mission, we implemented a ‘Policy for Undistributed Amounts’, ensuring the unclaimed royalties are put ...

CLA welcomes House of Lords report on large language models (LLMs)

February 7, 2024 By Rebecca Owen

On Friday 2 February 2024, the House of Lords Communications and Digital Committee released its report around large language models (LLMs) and generative AI, which CLA submitted evidence to in 2023. 

LLMs are the power behind generative AI tools like ...

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 ...