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IPA Agreement

Updated: 18 March 2021 | 17:11 PM
Agreement

The agreement between the MU and IPA (Institute of Practitioners in Advertising) for recording session musicians

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Rates of pay for session musicians effective from 1 January 2021

Recording session fees

Number of musicians 1-34 musicians 35+ musicians
Single Medium only £136.35 £136.35
TV & Radio £161.45 £150.75
TV & Cinema £147.15 £137.55
TV & Radio & Cinema £174.65 £162.70

Ancillary use fees

Number of musicians 1 to 10 11 to 20 21 to 34 35 or more
Individual use fee £46.25 £43.50 £38.40 £34.55
All ancillary uses £136.50 £127.35 £119.10 £111.10

(See agreement for schedule of ancillary uses)

Branded Communications fees

Number of musicians 1 hour 2 hour 3 hour
1 to 10 £418.65 £538.25 £598.05
11 to 20 £376.75 £478.50 £574.15
21 to 34 £334.90 £418.65 £478.50
35 to 54 £269.15 £346.90 £388.75
55 or more £209.35 £269.15 £299.05

Additional fees

Doubling Trebling
Plus 25% of session fee plus 40% of session fee

Overdubbing

First overdub Each subsequent overdub
Plus 125% of session fee plus 140% of session fee

Porterage

Category A Category B Category C Category D
£22.60 £16.80 (cap £27.60) £10.80 By negotiation