Showing items tagged with 'charter renewal'
4 January 2017: Love it or Lose it: the joint unions' campaign to fight for the BBC during charter renewal continues.
28 November 2016: MPs, including key Conservatives, will move to block a measure on Monday that burdens the BBC with the responsibility for funding the welfare benefit of free TV licences for the over-75s.
6 November 2016: Will the Archers or Women's Hour go the same way as Bake Off if BBC plans go ahead?
2 August 2016: The union also shared the select committee's concerns over the appointment of Rona Fairhead, the chair of the discredited BBC Trust.
12 May 2016: Michelle Stanistreet said: "The game was lost before it had even begun by the BBC agreeing to a deal with George Osborne to fund the licence fees of the over-75s."
6 April 2016: The director general of the BBC thanked the entertainment unions for showing support for the corporation before an event discussing the future of public service broadcasting.
16 March 2016: The Federation of Entertainment Unions launched its alternative BBC White Paper, its vision for the broadcaster's future.
15 March 2016: As the BBC's future is being decided, the Federation of Entertainment Unions has launched a blue-print for a well-funded, well-managed and accountable corporation.
29 February 2016: The NUJ joined unions and other groups to warn about the threat to the BBC as it faces charter renewal, reports Adam Christie, joint president.
24 February 2016: The Federation of Entertainment Unions launches its response to the future of the BBC.