The CMA works to achieve our Charter’s objectives by: advocating and representing the sector to national and regional government, regulatory bodies including Ofcom, copyright bodies, other media, volunteering and third sector organisations; and by providing advice and support to members on a wide range of issues, from governance and finance to technical support, generic and specialised policy development, volunteer and personnel management and through the provision of a range of online media services.

For general information on the Broadcasting Code (including rules on use of language, advertising and product placement) please follow this link:

Guidance on the Code can be found at:

For general information on advertising rules and regulation please go to:

If you need support with any of the above, including compliance with the above codes, assistance with copyright issues or other technical support, advice on funding and governance, policy development or any other issues please contact us at

Updated by Bill Best on 1 March 2012.