Rona Fairhead

Clementi confirmed as BBC chairman

David Clementi

David Clementi has been confirmed as the next chairman of British public broadcaster the BBC. The UK government has confirmed the former deputy governor of… Read more

BBC set to name new chairman


UK public broadcaster the BBC is nearing the appointment of a new chairman. Former Bank of England and Virgin Money deputy governor David Clementi has… Read more

BBC Trust chairman Rona Fairhead to step down

Rona Fairhead

BBC Trust chairman Rona Fairhead will step down when a unitary board replaces the BBC Trust, after being informed by the government that she would… Read more

MPs call on BBC to publish top stars’ salaries in ‘era of openness’


The BBC should publish salary details of any employee that is paid more than the UK Prime Minister as part of an “era of openness”,… Read more

BBC Trust reports public consultation findings

Rona Fairhead

The BBC’s plans for its future are “mostly welcomed” by the public, though questions remain about the funding, accessibility and impact new services, according to… Read more

Government pledges funds for BBC World Service expansion

Rona Fairhead

The BBC Trust has welcomed plans by the government to fund an extension of the BBC’s World Service with additional spending. As part of its… Read more

BBC defends right to remain a ‘universal public broadcaster’


The BBC Trust has defended its right to remain a “universal public service broadcaster” and opposed the potential sale of its commercial arm BBC Worldwide… Read more

Fairhead: BBC future shouldn’t be subject to ‘vested interest’

Rona Fairhead

The future of the BBC needs to be driven by “evidence and fact, not by prejudice and not by vested interest,” according to the head… Read more

BBC Trust hits out over licence fee deal

Rona Fairhead

The head of the BBC Trust has hit out over the way the recent licence fee deal was hammered out between the UK government and… Read more

Save BBC Three campaign gathers industry support

BBC Three

Actors, writers, producers, managers and agents have united to call on the UK pubcaster the BBC to save youth-skewed digital channel BBC Three. An open… Read more