Ofcom announces new board member for MG ALBA

Ofcom yesterday (26th August 2015) announced the appointment of Iain Stephen Morrison to the board of MG ALBA, the body responsible for funding Gaelic-language TV programmes in Scotland. He was nominated for appointment by Bòrd na Gàidhlig, the principal public body in Scotland responsible for promoting Gaelic development and providing advice to Scottish Ministers on Gaelic issues. Mr… Read More »

New National Clinical Director for Women’s Health

NHS England is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Matthew Jolly (MBBS MD MRCOG) as the National Clinical Director for Maternity Review and Women’s Health. Matthew is due to join NHS England in the autumn and will be taking over the role of NCD from Dr Catherine Calderwood, who has moved on to be Chief Medical Officer… Read More »

BCS signs Diversity, Equality & Inclusion declaration

BCS, The Chartered Institute of IT, has signed up to the Science Council’s Declaration on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion which brings toether a number of professional bodies from across science to work towards increased diversity and inclusion within the workforce. With black and minority ethnic (BME) men 28% less likely to work in STEM than their white counterparts,… Read More »

BBC Charter Review inquiry launched

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee announces an inquiry into the BBC Charter Review, following the publication of the Government’s Green Paper which has started the formal process of public debate over the position of the BBC beyond 2016. The previous Culture, Media and Sport Committee conducted an extensive inquiry into the future of the BBC, which produced… Read More »

Christopher Woolard appointed to the FCA Board

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced the appointment of Director of Strategy and Competition, Christopher Woolard, to its Board for a three year term starting 1 August 2015. Mr Woolard joined the FCA in January 2013 as Director of Policy, Risk and Research which became Strategy and Competition in December 2014. He is a non-executive member of the… Read More »