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Member Benefits

As a full AudioUK Member, you will be entitled to access to our legal services scheme; a range of member discounts; and will be kept up-to-date with new business opportunities.

You will also have the opportunity to take part in our policy-making processes and to work with us to expand our organisation – for example if you are based outside London you could set up a regional group.

We’ve outlined in more detail below some of our services – if you have any questions lease do get in touch by mailing admin@audiouk.org.

* Producer
* Presenter
* Artist (e.g. actor)
* Writer
* Musician
* Author
* Reporter

* Researcher
It is intended to offer two further contracts in due course:

* Composer

* Executive Producer

These AudioUK standard contracts have now been available and in regular use for several years. They were road tested in negotiations with the major talent bodies and with selected agents, and were originally drafted, in consultation with AudioUK, by the Media and Intellectual Property department of the AudioUK solicitors Hill Dickinson. They are maintained and updated by Paul March.

Each contract comes with full explanatory notes, which are a producer’s brief to the issues involved in the document, including where appropriate suggestions how you can tailor it to improve your situation. 

Member Discounts

AudioUK has negotiated a series of discounted available only to members. To take advantage of these, members can email e for your discount code.

Member discounts include:

  • Discounts on many AudioUK events, including the Audio Production Awards
  • Primary Membership of The Radio Academy at just £15 per year, giving access to substantial discounts on events and awards 
  • a 15% discount on a subscription to Broadcast magazine 

Members also benefit from recommended suppliers, such as business services including Health and Safety advice from WeDoHR.

 

Membership: fees and joining

Full membership is open to production companies – including registered sole traders, partnerships and limited companies – making audio content on a professional basis for commissioning organisations such as the BBC, UK commercial radio, recognised audio platforms, companies or agencies.

Associate membership is open at the discretion of the Board to anyone who wishes to be kept informed of AudioUK’s activities, including freelancers, students, academics and others with an interest in audio production who may not qualify for full membership. Associates receive our general membership emails, but do not have voting rights or access to benefits such as the legal services scheme.

The current fees for full membership, which includes the Legal Scheme, are as follows (from 1st July 2018):

Turnover (audio & radio)


A: up to £15,000

B: £15,001 to £25,000

C: £25,001 to £50,000

D: £50,001 to £75,000

E: £75,001 to £100,000

F: £100,001 to £150,000

G: £150,001 to £300,000

H: £300,001 to £500,000

I: over £500,001

Fee


£180

£220

£250

£360

£440

£605

£825

£1,100

£1,650

Associate membership is £120 pa
The membership year runs from July 1st to June 30th the following year. New members joining through the year are charged pro rata.

To Join

To apply to join AudioUK, please use this form to contact us and we will be in touch with you shortly. By submitting these details you are consenting us to contact you regarding membership of AudioUK.