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Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society

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The UK rights management society for writers. Collects and distributes money due from copying, broadcasting, recording, lending and rental.

Marlborough Court
14-18 Holborn
London EC1N 2LE
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7395 0600
Fax: +44 (0)20 7395 0660
Email: alcs@alcs.co.uk

European Association of Science Editors

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Non-governmental, not-for-profit association to promote improved communication in science. Nurtures cooperation between science editors in all disciplines and fosters efficiency in science publishing.

The Secretary EASE
Nyyrikintie 14 A 1
Tampere FI-33540

Tel: +358 30 474 8644/+358 3 253 4065
Fax: +358 30 474 8606
Email: secretary@ease.org.uk

Garden Writers' Guild

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UK professional association of garden writers and photographers. Lists members in an annual Yearbook and makes annual awards for garden writers and broadcasters.

c/o Institute of Horticulture
14–15 Belgrave Square
London SW1X 8PS
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7245 6943
Fax: +44 (0)20 7245 6943
Email: gwg@horticulture.org.uk

Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society Ltd

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The MCPS negotiates agreements for the recording of music on behalf of its composer and publisher members. It collects and distributes the consequent royalties. Email see: www.mcps.co.uk/members/

Copyright House
29-33 Berners Street
London W1T 3AB
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7580 5544
Fax: +44 (0)20 7306 4455

National Union of Journalists

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Trade Union, working through a local branch structure, for British and Irish journalists.

Acorn House
314-320 Gray's Inn Road
London WC1X 8DP
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7278 7916
Fax: +44 (0)20 7837 8143
Email: acorn.house@nuj.org.uk

Society for Editors and Proofreaders

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Promotes high editorial standards and the recognition of the professional status of its members and associates.

Riverbank House
1 Putney Bridge Approach
London SW6 3JD
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7736 3278
Fax: +44 (0)20 7736 3318
Email: administration@sfep.org.uk

Society of Indexers

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The British and Irish professional body for indexing. Promotes the quality of indexes and the profession of indexing.

Blades Enterprise Centre
John Street
Sheffield S2 4SU
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)114 292 2350
Fax: +44 (0)114 292 2351
Email: admin@indexers.org.uk

The Performing Right Society Ltd

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The PRS licenses the public performance and broadcast of the copyright works of composer, lyricist and music publisher members; collects fees and distributes royalties. Email see: www.prs.co.uk/members/

Copyright House
29-33 Berners Street
London W1T 3AB

Tel: +44 (0)20 7580 5544
Fax: +44 (0)20 7306 4455

The Society of Authors

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Long-standing not-for-profit authors' association. Campaigns on behalf of authors as a group and provides support services for individual members.

84 Drayton Gardens
London SW10 9SB
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7373 6642
Fax: +44 (0)20 7373 5768
Email: info@societyofauthors.org

The Writers' Guild of Great Britain

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TUC affiliated union representing writers in all media. Formerly named The Screenwriters' Guild.

15 Britannia Street
London WC1X 9JN

Tel: +44 (0)20 7833 0777
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7833 4777
Email: admin@writersguild.org.uk

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