7 Signs your Background Music Strategy may be Wrong

1: Your in-store music system spends more time 'not working' than it does working For whatever reason you keep meaning to call in the music provider but never get round to it, or you have called them but are waiting for...

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What are the simple steps to playing music legally in my business?

There are three simple steps to getting your playlist legalised for your business. Perfect Octave is a leading provider of premium, licenced music playlists for business.

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Who is responsible for the Music Licence in a business?

The owner of a building or establishment is responsible for ensuring proper licences are in place for each song, music track played on their premises. Business owners are also liable for any infringement of copyrighted...

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What types of businesses do music licensing rules apply to??

This list is by no means exhaustive but gives an insight in the most common types of business playing background music that require music licences.

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Can I play my Apple Music, Spotify, Deezer or Napster Playlist in my business?

The terms and conditions you agree to when you sign up to a streaming music service, such as Apple Music®, Spotify®, Deezer® or Napster® specifically state music is licensed for personal use only and not public...

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How is the cost of a Music Licence calculated?

The cost of TheMusicLicence depends on a number of factors including your type of venue and how you use music in your day-to-day operations, whether that be for background purposes or specially featured entertainment.

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Do I need a Licence?

This is a question lots of people ask us when they are thinking about playing music in their business. And the simple answer is Yes. If you use, play or listen to recorded music in your business or organisation, the...

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So you want to play Music in your Business?

OK, do you know you need at least two types of licences to do that legally? First, you should have a ‘site or venue’ licence, now called TheMusicLicence, available from PRS for Music and PPL.

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eBook Launch: Playing Music in Your Business

We're delighted to announce the launch of our first eBook: Playing Music in your Business, the only guide you'll ever need. If you're planning on using music in your business this is the guide for you.

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Is your Spotify® playlist legalised for business use?

Under the standard terms and conditions of use with Spotify® and indeed most other personal music providers i.e. Apple Music®, Deezer®, SoundMachine®, and Napster® etc there are a couple of statements included in their...

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