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February 11, 2019

FEBRUARY MEDIA NOTES

BAFTA AWARDS 2019 Discover more about the winners of this year’s EE British Academy Film Awards. Watch the programme on […]
February 4, 2019

KEYNOTE SPEAKER BBCPA AGM 2019

BBCPA AGM 2019 We are pleased to announce that Sir John Tusa will be the Keynote Speaker at this year’s […]
January 29, 2019

LATEST CYBER FRAUD

BEWARE of fake phishing TV licensing emails In December 2018 there were 200 crime reports made to Action Fraud in […]
January 16, 2019

**NEW** DECEMBER 2018 RPI AND CPI FIGURES ANNOUNCED

January 14, 2019

WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT OVER-75s LICENCE FEE FUNDING?

Photograph © credit: DenisMArt / Shutterstock.com Currently, if you are over-75, you get a free BBC licence fee. This concession was announced by Gordon […]
January 7, 2019

THE STORY OF THE BBC RADIOPHONIC WORKSHOP

Have you ever wondered about when and where the famous BBC Radiophonic workshop began?
January 4, 2019

NEW RADIO TIMES OFFER 2019

Enjoy the Radio Times? Enjoy it for less with OUR NEW BBCPA offer.
January 4, 2019

BBC MY PENSION ONLINE

In this ‘brave new 21st century world’ there are many aspects of our lives that we can now view via […]
January 4, 2019

REPORTS – 2018 BBCPA REGIONAL MEETINGS

The Pensioners’ Liaison Meeting is organised by the scheme and not the BBCPA. A report is the December 2018 Newsletter and is in Prospero.
January 1, 2019

CHRISTMAS NEWSLETTER 2018

Download our Christmas Newsletter and seasons greetings!
November 4, 2018

REPORT PENSIONERS’ LIAISON MEETING 2018

The Pensioners’ Liaison Meeting is organised by the scheme and not the BBCPA. A report is the December 2017 Newsletter and is in Prospero.
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

2018 BBCPA REGIONAL MEETINGS

The Pensioners’ Liaison Meeting is organised by the scheme and not the BBCPA. A report is the December 2017 Newsletter and is in Prospero.
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 […]
September 20, 2018

PENSIONERS’ LIAISON MEETING OCTOBER 2018

The Pensioners’ Liaison Meeting is organised by the scheme and not the BBCPA. A report is the December 2017 Newsletter and is in Prospero.
September 19, 2018

AUTUMN HEALTH NOTES

AUTUMN HEALTH NOTES The days are getting shorter, temperatures are dropping and Autumn is in the air. The season for […]
September 18, 2018

NEW TRUSTEE APPOINTMENTS BBC PENSION TRUST LTD.

NEW TRUSTEE APPOINTMENTS BBC PENSION TRUST LTD. There have recently been two new appointments to the Board of Directors of […]
August 31, 2018

MEDIA NOTES

EDINBURGH TV FESTIVAL 2018 Every year, August’s Bank Holiday weekend is the time when TV Executives and the ‘movers and […]
August 31, 2018

NEW REPORT ON BBC PENSION SCHEME

  The Report and financial statements of the BBC Pension Scheme have been published in August 2018. This gives very […]
August 31, 2018

**BEWARE** NEW HMRC SCAMS

WARNING HMRC PHISHING EMAILS AND NOW TELEPHONE CALLS I hope that most of us are aware of phishing emails and […]
August 9, 2018

CHANNEL 4 SELECT SHORTLIST FOR REGIONAL HQ

In a recent deal with the Government, who were keen for Channel 4 to re-locate outside of London, it was […]
August 9, 2018

HOT, HOT, HOT

Whilst it’s generally agreed that getting out and about in the fresh air and sunshine is good for our health […]
July 1, 2018

SUMMER DAYS

Whilst some of you will have booked a summer holiday, there are others who might prefer to stay at home […]
May 2, 2018

SEARCHING FOR ANSWERS…

At our recent AGM Leslie Huss-Smickler organised a great array of booklets provided by Age UK, covering a diverse range […]
March 9, 2018

LOOK AFTER YOURSELF

This advice is from the NHS website on how to look after yourself this winter. This booklet in pdf for which also […]
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 […]

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