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About the BBC
The BBC is the world’s leading public service broadcaster
We’re impartial and independent, and every day we create distinctive, world-class programmes and content which inform, educate and entertain millions of people in the UK and around the world.We do this across:
Established by a Royal Charter, the BBC is principally funded through the licence fee paid by UK households. Our role is to fulfil our mission and promote our Public Purposes.Our commercial operations including BBC Studios, the BBC’s award-winning production company and world-class distributor, provide additional revenue for investment in new programming and services for UK audiences.The BBC’s Board ensures that we deliver our mission and public purposes which are set out in the Charter. The Executive Committee is responsible for day-to-day management. We are regulated by Ofcom.
What we do
UK public services
We provide a wide range of programmes, content and services on television, radio and online for audiences across the UK
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Global news services
BBC World Service television, radio and online is available in more than 40 languages
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Commercial services
Our commercial operations generate income to invest in new programmes and content
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Who we are
BBC Board
The Board ensures that the BBC delivers its mission and public purposes
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Executive Committee
The Executive Committee is responsible for the day-to-day management of the BBC
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Commercial Holdings Board
The Commercial Holdings Board is responsible for the governance, assurance and oversight of the BBC’s commercial subsidiaries
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Senior staff
Find out more about the BBC’s senior leaders including their roles and pay
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Governance and regulation
Charter and Agreement
The Royal Charter is the constitutional basis for the BBC
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Mission, values and public purposes
Our mission and public purposes are the foundation for everything that we do
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Licence fee and funding
Find out how we are funded - and how that money is spent
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Regulation
We are regulated by Ofcom. It issues an operational framework and sets a licence which contains the regulatory conditions we are required to meet.
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Audit arrangements
The Comptroller and Auditor General, supported by the National Audit Office, is our external auditor
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BBC/S4C strategic agreement
How we will work with S4C to deliver services for the benefit of Welsh-speaking audiences
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Complaints
How to complain to the BBC and how we handle complaints
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Reports and policies
Annual report and accounts
Our assessment of the BBC’s performance over the last 12 months
ANNUAL REPORT
Annual plan
Our strategic plans for the year ahead
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Policies and guidelines
Our policies and guidelines are important in ensuring we deliver our mission and public purposes
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Reports
Our most recent publications
REPORTS
Consultations
How you can give your views about our services and future strategy
CONSULTATION
External events register
The BBC publishes a summary of the external events register for on-air staff in journalism and senior leaders, as part of the BBC’s renewed commitment to impartiality
EXTERNAL EVENTS REGISTER
Across the UK
BBC Cymru Wales
For TV, radio and digital audiences across Wales and the UK
CYMRU/WALES
BBC Scotland
Making programmes for Scotland and the UK
SCOTLAND
BBC Northern Ireland
About BBC Northern Ireland
NORTHERN IRELAND
Audience feedback
Submit feedback on a BBC programme
Submit a complaint
How the BBC handles complaints
Corrections and clarifications
Explore the BBC
Contact the BBC
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