I'm sure this has been aired on the net already,hasn't it?
Your boss is expected to know what is legal and what isn't, in respect of his business.It shouldn't be spelled out with the sale of every radio.
He, presumably, feels his business gets some benefit from the use of other peoples work.
Why should they not be paid for it? The fact that it is difficult to police, doesn't make it either legal or desirable.
It's £1.15 a week for heaven's sake. Pay up or switch off.
Happy freeloaders Christmas.