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March 8, 2018

BBCPA AGM 2018

BBCPA AGM 2018 This years AGM has been set for Tuesday 17th April 2018 at 2 pm Friends Meeting House, […]
February 5, 2018

Trustee Board Structure Changes

The size and structure of the Trustee Board changed on 1 January 2018.
January 23, 2018

*UPDATE* FOX TAKEOVER OF SKY NOT IN PUBLIC INTEREST

UPDATE 23rd January 2018 The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) have provisionally found that the proposed takeover of Sky by […]
January 16, 2018

**NEW** DECEMBER 2017 RPI AND CPI FIGURES ANNOUNCED

January 15, 2018

Equal Pay for Equal Work

— BBC GENDER PAY GAP The BBC’s gender pay issue, highlighted in its recent Annual Report, became top of the […]
August 25, 2017

IMPARTIAL INFORMATION: THE LAST BASTION OF OUR DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY?

This post is by committee member Hugh Sheppard. It is about the current broadcast landscape and the non-regulation of internet […]
April 4, 2017

*UPDATE* 2017 Pension increase 2.5% confirmed

March 28, 2017

The BBC ANNUAL REPORT Pay, Gender, Pension Deficit

THE BBC ANNUAL REPORT …a gift for the media The annual report and the press reaction to it seems to have […]
March 10, 2017

SKY OWNERSHIP UPDATE

UPDATE 17th July 2017 Photo BBC:  Rupert Murdoch when famously summoned to by the Sergeant-at-Arms to appear in front of […]
February 26, 2017

STEVE HEWLETT 1958-2017

Steve Hewlett, journalist and broadcaster, born 8 August 1958; died 20 February 2017     Like many, the BBC Pensioners’ […]
January 19, 2017

UPDATE CONFIRMATION OF 2017 PENSION INCREASE

January 12, 2017

PROSPERO IS ONLINE

PROSPERO IS ONLINE
August 16, 2016

All change at Parliament for BBC

In the July re-shuffle, John Whittingdale MP was replaced by Karen Bradley MP as Secretary of State for Culture, Media […]
July 21, 2016

Update: Royal Charter Review OUTNUMBERED?

UPDATE OUTNUMBERED! ‘A personal view by BBCPA member Hugh Sheppard, who is also a member of the BBCPA committee’.   […]
May 30, 2016

The BBC’s uncertain future

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May 11, 2016

BBC Radio under attack

The BBCPA AGM was held on 21st April at Friends Meeting House, Euston London. A full house also heard BBC Trustee Richard Ayre speak on the BBC and Charter Review.
May 11, 2016

BBC Charter renewal

The government has set out major changes to the way the BBC is to be run. Here are some of […]
May 10, 2016

Sky High Report Update, Edition 3

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May 10, 2016

BBC white paper could spark revolt among Conservative MPs

© BBC Broadcasting House. One MP suggested that the biggest attack on the corporation’s independence may be hidden in the […]
May 10, 2016

BBC’s new EastEnders set delayed until 2020

© EastEnders has been filmed on the same set since 1985. Photograph: Julian Makey/Rex Features Soap’s bigger set at Elstree costing […]
May 9, 2016

Scams

Pension scams are on the increase in the UK. ‘One-off pension investments’, ‘pension loans’ or up front cash are being […]
May 9, 2016

Ian McCaskill dies

  Ian McCaskill (John Robertson McCaskill), weather forecaster, born 28 July 1938; died 10 December 2016 Kirsty McCaskill said her […]
March 12, 2016

BBC Appointments

Helen Boaden, Director of Radio, announced that she is to retire from the BBC. Bob Shennan has been appointed Director of BBC […]
March 11, 2016

Sky High Report

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October 22, 2018

KEEP EPG PROMINENCE

In the on-going battle against media tech giants such as Netflix and Amazon, UK public service broadcasters have joined forces. […]
September 25, 2018

BRITISH TV CONTENT UNDER THREAT – TONY HALL SPEECH

In a speech to the RTS (Royal Television Society) London Conference on Tuesday 18th September 2018, the DG, Tony Hall […]
September 25, 2018

FREE MEMBERSHIP OFFER

NEW MEMBERS – it’s easier than ever to join. It’s FREE Join ONLINE today! Find out the details @ https://www.bbcpa.org.uk/joinus/
September 22, 2018

**NEW** FOX SELLS SHARES TO COMCAST

27th September 2018 It really is all over now! 21st Century Fox have decided to sell all their shares in […]
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