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Bauer launches UK-wide Media Academy

Bauer launches UK-wide Media Academy

Bauer Media has today announced the UK-wide launch of Bauer Academy, a ground-breaking initiative that fuses together business, media and education. Following on from the launch of the award-winning Scottish Media Academy in... more

Arqiva Commercial Radio Award nominations

Arqiva Commercial Radio Award nominations

15th April 2014

Marvin Humes, Capital FM and Vodafone Big Top 40 presenter, member of former boy band JLS and TV presenter, will announce the nominations for the 2014 Arqiva Commercial Radio Award on May 8th. The... more

Heart Expands

Heart Expands

14th April 2014

Heart, the UK’s biggest commercial radio brand, will launch in Scotland, North East, North West, South Wales and Yorkshire on Tuesday 6th May at 6am. Whilst hit music brand Capital also... more


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RadioCentre is the industry body for UK commercial radio, helping to build its success, strength and diversity.

Policy - BBC

We work to ensure that the BBC sticks to its public service remit, while minimising negative impact on commercial radio. More 

Policy - Copyright

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Policy - Digital

We aim to secure a successful future for commercial radio across analogue and digital platforms. More 

Policy - Ofcom

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Policy - Industry

We influence the radio industry's legal and regulatory framework, so that commercial radio can flourish. More 

Who we are

As the industry body for UK commercial radio, our members are at the heart of what we do and who we are. We work on their behalf to create a more competitive, diverse and creative industry, helping to provide the opportunities for their commercial success. We do this by lobbying on behalf of our industry, driving revenue and providing essential services.

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RadioCentre helps raise the profile of commercial radio with advertisers and their agencies, under its Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) brand. More 

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RadioCentre administers the Radio Advertising Clearance Centre (RACC) which is the UK commercial radio industry's advertising clearance body. More 

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Daily press summary

16th April 2014

Bauer Media restructures sales team around agencies
Media Week (£)

The BBC: there to inform, educate, provoke and enrage?
The Guardian

BBC radio stations outsource social media
Radio Today

Radio 4 and Radio 6 Music appoints Somethin’ Else to handle social
The Drum

BBC Trust to conduct fresh review into how much it pays biggest stars
The Independent

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