Our members have the opportunity to help shape our priorities to reflect their businesses.
They can do this through the Radiocentre Board, our Public Affairs Sub Committee or directly with Radiocentre staff. They can also get support and advice from our Advertising and Clearance teams.
Radiocentre represents the interests and views of our members and commercial radio on a number of industry bodies (details below).
Our members are provided with up-to-date information about all aspects of UK commercial radio, including regular guidance notes on regulatory and policy changes, all published reports and papers as well as a daily digest of national and trade press coverage of commercial radio in the headlines.
Radio industry companies
Radiocentre represents the interests of our members and commercial radio on these industry bodies:
Radiocentre jointly owns JICRIT (Joint Industry Commercial Radio IT Futures Group) with the IPA (Institute of Practitioners in Advertising). JICRIT delivers post campaign accountability for national radio campaigns and reduces administrative overheads in the buying and selling of national radio ads.
Radiocentre sits on the board of Digital Radio UK alongside the BBC, Arqiva, Global Radio, Bauer Media, Intellect and the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Digital Radio UK works with Government, broadcasters, manufacturers and retailers to encourage digital listening and to enable the expansion of the digital radio platform.
The Association of European Radios (AER) is a Europe-wide trade body representing over 4,500 private and commercial radio stations across the European Union and Switzerland. Radiocentre membership of AER means that issues important to UK commercial radio stations are represented in Brussels and the wider European community.
Radioplayer provides all UK radio in one place. It is a not for profit company founded by the BBC, Global Radio, Guardian Media Group, Absolute Radio and Radiocentre to serve radio audiences by making online listening easy.
RAJAR is the official body in charge of measuring radio audiences in the UK. It is jointly owned by the BBC and the Radiocentre on behalf of the commercial sector. Radiocentre monitors the performance of RAJAR on behalf of its members.