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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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February 13, 2016

Governance of the BBC

— a view by Hugh Sheppard While government’s concentration is on the Budget, the EU Referendum and the next round […]
January 1, 2016

New appointed Trustee of the BBC Pension Scheme

Graham Ellis has decided to stand down as a BBC appointed Trustee of the BBC Pension Scheme. He will be […]
November 18, 2015

A new Ariel for a new era

There can be little doubt that Ariel is one of the best known brands in corporate publishing. Since its inception, […]
October 18, 2015

Martin Cox Obituary

15 Jan 1941 – 18 October 2015 Chairman of the Association 2007-2010 Ex chairman Martin Cox aged 74, died when on […]
July 18, 2015

BBC Charter Review public consultation

The government has published its Green Paper on the future of the BBC. You can read the document and submit […]
July 7, 2015

Summer Budget

The inheritance tax (IHT) rules are to be changed from April 2017, offering each individual a family home allowance of £175,000 in addition to the IHT threshold of £325,000; meaning the total tax-free allowance for a surviving spouse or civil partner will be up to £1 million in 2020/21.
March 11, 2015

In conversation with Professor Jean Seaton

On Monday 9th March BBC Alumni hosted an event ‘In conversation with Professor Jean Seaton, a talk about her new […]
February 22, 2015

BBC BOARD

The new BBC Board, combining the roles of the BBC Trust and the Executive Board, has been announced by the […]
February 11, 2015

Rona Fairhead’s speech to the RTS

BBC Trust chair’s first speech in her new role reveals her initial observations from four months in the job and […]
January 11, 2015

Pension Increase 2018

The various provisions for determining pension increases for the different sections of the Scheme are set out in the Trust […]
June 15, 2019

BBC DECISION ON TV LICENCE FEES FOR OVER 75’S

May 16, 2019

VISIT A BEAUTIFUL GARDEN

NATIONAL GARDEN SCHEME The health benefits of gardening are many. Physical and mental health is improved together with a sense […]
May 16, 2019

NHS HEALTH CHARGES

For some pensioners and our members, NHS health charges can be difficult to pay. Most people are aware of free […]
May 16, 2019

COUPLES BENEFIT CHANGES

The Government is changing how couples benefits can be claimed. This may have a detrimental effect on you and your […]
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