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S4C Reappointments

S4C Reappointments

The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has reappointed John Davies, Sian Lewis and Guto Harri to the S4C Authority board.

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S4C New Appointments

S4C New Appointments

The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has appointed Owen Derbyshire, Anita George and Rhodri Williams as members of the S4C Authority for a period of 4 years commencing 2 July 2018.

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Written Ministerial Statement: Media Matters

Written Ministerial Statement: Media Matters

Written ministerial statement by Secretary of State Jeremy Wright on the proposed merger between 21st Century Fox and Sky

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Davie appointed new chair of Creative Industries Council

Davie appointed new chair of Creative Industries Council

CEO of BBC Studios appointed Industry chair of Creative Industries Council.

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Will you be ready for GDPR before 25 May?

Will you be ready for GDPR before 25 May?

Make sure your organisation is compliant with new laws that will give people more control over their data.

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Digital Charter will set new online standards for years to come

Digital Charter will set new online standards for years to come

Government publishes new charter through which it will agree new norms and rules for the online world.

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Search for leader of Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation launched

Search for leader of Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation launched

The Prime Minister has today reaffirmed the Government’s commitment to create a world-first Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation, as the search for the leader of this ground-breaking project is launched.

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Rule changes to speed up rollout of mobile and fast broadband in rural areas

Rule changes to speed up rollout of mobile and fast broadband in rural areas

Reforms to the Electronic Communications Code (EEC) have come into force today.

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Government launches review into future telecoms infrastructure investment

Government launches review into future telecoms infrastructure investment

The government has launched a review of the UK’s telecoms markets, to investigate how it can support investment in the world-class connectivity of the future.

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Culture Secretary appoints Ofcom board member

Culture Secretary appoints Ofcom board member

Secretary of State Karen Bradley appoints Tim Suter to the board of Ofcom for a four year period, commencing 2 October 2017.

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Update on the Culture Secretary's consideration of the proposed merger between 21st Century Fox Inc. and Sky Plc.

Update on the Culture Secretary's consideration of the proposed merger between 21st Century Fox Inc. and Sky Plc.

Culture Secretary refers proposed merger between Sky Plc and 21st Century Fox to the CMA

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Update on the Culture Secretary's consideration of the proposed merger between 21st Century Fox Inc. and Sky Plc.

Update on the Culture Secretary's consideration of the proposed merger between 21st Century Fox Inc. and Sky Plc.

Process update, 4 September 2017

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Six areas to pilot UK's fastest broadband as part of £200 million project

Six areas to pilot UK's fastest broadband as part of £200 million project

Full fibre networks will offer connection speeds of 1,000 Megabits per second in six areas of the UK.

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Update on the Secretary of State’s consideration of the proposed merger between 21st Century Fox Inc. and Sky Plc.

Update on the Secretary of State’s consideration of the proposed merger between 21st Century Fox Inc. and Sky Plc.

Process update, 25 August 2017

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Process update on the Secretary of State’s consideration of the proposed merger between 21st Century Fox Inc. and Sky Plc.

Process update on the Secretary of State’s consideration of the proposed merger between 21st Century Fox Inc. and Sky Plc.

Process update, 8 August 2017.

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Ofcom Board Member appointed

Ofcom Board Member appointed

Nick Pollard has been appointed by the Secretary of State as a Member of the Ofcom Board, for 12 months from 14 May 2017.

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Statement on the Sky / Fox merger media public interest consideration process

Statement on the Sky / Fox merger media public interest consideration process

Statement by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

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Statement on the Sky / Fox merger media public interest consideration process

Statement on the Sky / Fox merger media public interest consideration process

Statement by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

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Statement from Culture Secretary: Sky/21st Century Fox merger

Statement from Culture Secretary: Sky/21st Century Fox merger

Statement by the Culture Secretary to the House

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GES Career Stories

GES Career Stories

The GES is the largest recruiter of economists in the country and here we showcase some of the many stories of our economists working on a range of policies across government.

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Chairman of new BBC Board is formally appointed

Chairman of new BBC Board is formally appointed

Sir David Clementi confirmed as the new BBC Board Chairman

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Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Appoints Ofcom Board Member

Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Appoints Ofcom Board Member

Nick Pollard has been appointed by the Secretary of State as a Member of the Ofcom Board, for six months from 14 November 2016.

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Government reappoints three members of the BBC Trust

Government reappoints three members of the BBC Trust

Sonita Alleyne, Bill Matthews and Aideen McGinley have been reappointed to the BBC Trust for a further six months.

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Search begins for the Chair of the new BBC Board

Search begins for the Chair of the new BBC Board

Government has launched the recruitment process for the Chair of the BBC Board - the new body that will govern the BBC from April 2017.

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Government’s first Director General for Digital and Media to help turn Britain into world leading digital economy

Government’s first Director General for Digital and Media to help turn Britain into world leading digital economy

Matthew Gould is the UK Government’s first Director General for Digital and Media, based in the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

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My final blog. ¡Muchas gracias y hasta pronto!

My final blog. ¡Muchas gracias y hasta pronto!

Tim Cole, British Ambassador to Cuba, says goodbye on his blog at the end of four wonderful years on the island.

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Great Exhibition of the North

Great Exhibition of the North

Take part in celebrating your shortlisted city.

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MHRA urges people to be cautious when buying sports supplements

MHRA urges people to be cautious when buying sports supplements

A review into the sports supplement industry ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic games shows the sport supplement industry is improving.

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Cold water shock short film

Cold water shock short film

We’ve just launched our new film, which targets 18 to 29 year old men with a message about the dangers of cold water shock. The new 40-second film aims to highlight the dangers of jumping or falling into water, especially after drinking, and reveals some stark dangers.

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Extension to term of Chair of Ofcom

Extension to term of Chair of Ofcom

Dame Patricia Hodgson’s term has been extended until 31 March 2018.

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Queen's Birthday Party 2016 Speech by H.E. Vicki Treadell

Queen's Birthday Party 2016   Speech by H.E. Vicki Treadell

The British High Commissioner to Malaysia, Her Excellency Vicki Treadell, spoke at the annual Queen's Birthday Party celebrations.

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Enjoy AMP Lost&Found festival 2016 and be #festivalaware!

Enjoy AMP Lost&Found festival 2016 and be #festivalaware!

Read our essential advice for festival-goers this year. Learn how you can stay safe in Malta so you can enjoy yourselves!

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Culture Secretary appoints two new board members at Ofcom

Culture Secretary appoints two new board members at Ofcom

Bill Emmott and Ben Verwaayen appointed for four years from 1 January 2016.

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Crackdown on nuisance calls to make marketing companies display caller ID

Crackdown on nuisance calls to make marketing companies display caller ID

Under plans direct marketing companies will have to legally display their telephone number on caller ID, helping consumers report unsolicited calls to the regulators.

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UK Digital Strategy the next frontier in our digital revolution

UK Digital Strategy   the next frontier in our digital revolution

Digital Economy Minister Ed Vaizey on how Government is seeking ideas from public and industry on the UK's digital strategy

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New Chair of the BFI confirmed

New Chair of the BFI confirmed

Josh Berger to take over as Chair of the BFI from February 2016 when current Chair Greg Dyke steps down.

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Satellite dishes to boost broadband speeds in most remote areas of UK

Satellite dishes to boost broadband speeds in most remote areas of UK

Early Christmas present for UK homes and businesses with the slowest connection speeds

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Queen's University's award for pioneering work in cyber security

Queen's University's award for pioneering work in cyber security

Centre for Secure Information Technologies in Belfast wins a Queen's Anniversary Prize for research and innovation into internet safety.

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Two ordinary members of the BBC Trust are reappointed:

Two ordinary members of the BBC Trust are reappointed:

Lord Williams and Suzanna Taverne reappointed to the BBC Trust

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Shanghai GREAT Festival of Creativity wins Communications Award

Shanghai GREAT Festival of Creativity wins Communications Award

The British Consulate General Shanghai, No.10 and UKTI won a Public Service Communications Award in Coventry on Wednesday night.

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£4m fund to kick start the next ‘Tomb Raider’

£4m fund to kick start the next ‘Tomb Raider’

Government launches £4million Video Games Prototype Fund to support UK video games development

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UK Government funds free wifi across Edinburgh bus and trams

UK Government funds free wifi across Edinburgh bus and trams

More than 2 million users have now made use of the scheme in Edinburgh, where buses and trams are offering the service.

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Millions of commuters now using Government’s free Wi Fi on public transport

Millions of commuters now using Government’s free Wi Fi on public transport

Free Wi-Fi now available on buses, trams and trains in nine UK cities

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Superfast broadband for more Scottish homes and businesses

Superfast broadband for more Scottish homes and businesses

Latest figures reveal that 394,177 Scottish homes and businesses have been reached by the UK Government’s nationwide rollout of superfast broadband.

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Government launches its 2015 to 2016 communications plan

Government launches its 2015 to 2016 communications plan

The 2015 to 2016 communications plan shows how government will provide a more unified communications profession and better value for money.

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