SHOPS
 
Fee structure

SHOPS membership fees are based upon your aggregate monitored advertising expenditure based on the newspaper’s rate card.

Re -application and renewal fees are £200.  In the case of entirely new applications fees are waivered for the first year of membership.

The £200 application and renewal fee covers rate card expenditure of up to £26,666.

Additional fees will be required when monitored advertising expenditure exceeds £26,666. This is based on a sliding percentage scale shown below.

 

Aggregate Rate Card  expenditure

   Between      £0 to
   £300,000

    Between
   
£300,001
  to £915,000

     Over
  £915,000

Threshold

          1

           2

      3

Percentage

       0.75%

       0.525%

    0.05%

Top of Threshold Fee Payment

      £2,250

        £5,479

    £8,000*

Minimum Fee

       £200

   

* The maximum fee is capped at £8000.