Editorial standards & compliance

Our compliance officer is Kate Fairweather. Kate is supported with advice from experienced broadcast and journalism professionals including Richard Gaisford, Dave Bowers and Stephen Martin. Industry professionals support the team with external guidance where necessary.

Ofcom Broadcasting Code

The regulator’s standards

Legal Essentials

Key points by project trainer Paul Chantler

Compliance Essentials

Key points by project trainer Paul Chantler


The UK code of Broadcast Advertising

PSA Code

For premium paid phone services

Our editorial area

Our policies

Privacy policy

Safeguarding policy

Health & safety policy

Forms and agreements

Parental consent form

For volunteers under 18

Contributor release form

For recoreded performances

Blank risk assessment form

Blank template

Model risk assessment

For conducting intervews in a public place

Model risk assessment

For recording a lecture in a school