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CEO Blog: Party conferences and the BBC

CEO Blog: Party conferences and the BBC

Two down and one to go.   At RadioCentre, we wanted to seize the moment and ensure that commercial radio is part of the conversation on BBC Charter Renewal, before it gets going in earnest after the general election next... more

Mike Cass joins Bauer Content Team

Mike Cass joins Bauer Content Team

29th September 2014

Mike Cass will be appointed Regional Content Director Yorkshire with a wider remit across Bauer Radio Place 2 and 3 Portfolios throughout the North of England and Scotland. The appointment aligns Bauer... more

XFM and Noel Gallagher host charity talk

XFM and Noel Gallagher host charity talk

29th September 2014

Noel Gallagher will put down his guitar to lead a panel of music industry insiders at a special one-off XFM event at the Hammersmith Club in London on Monday 3 November to raise money for Global’s... more

Magic goes National as part of Bauer service expansion

Magic goes National as part of Bauer service expansion

26th September 2014

Bauer Media UK has revealed an ambitious new radio offering which will see the influential multi-platform media company focus on audience growth through three key national brands and an expanded local... more

Absolute Radio Promotes Breakfast Comedy

Absolute Radio Promotes Breakfast Comedy

22nd September 2014

Absolute Radio is set to launch a brand new marketing campaign, featuring award-winning breakfast show hosts Christian O’Connell (weekdays) and Frank Skinner (Saturdays). The digital and... 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

We work to secure the best possible regulatory framework for commercial radio stations and our listeners. More 

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.

Radio Advertising - Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB)

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

Radio Advertising - Radio Advertising Clearance Centre (RACC)

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

30th September 2014

BBC Radio 1 and 2 failing to deliver choice according to their own listeners

RadioCentre claims BBC 'must do more to educate and inform'
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The BBC's Tim Davie defends Auntie from critics
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Radio 4 Extra to axe children's hour
BBC Ariel

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