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We have received an increased number of calls to our member helpline recently about the confusing issue of performing rights, and have also been made aware of campaigns to target small businesses. Businesses report receiving calls from PRS for Music asking whether they play music in the workplace. If they answer ‘YES’, they are then advised that they are liable to pay a licence fee. As other members of staff may be answering the phones, you may wish to brief them to refer any such calls to yourself so you can deal with them. Below is a guide to the different types of