Opinion, News and Analysis

  • A repository of information on future regulatory challenges, the people and institutions involved, and how other coutries are facing the challenge.
  • Everyone wants to talk about compliance - once a 'nice have', now a 'must have'. It's often difficult to know what you don't know, and yet the law always argues that 'ignorance is no defence'.
  • Conventional wisdom would dictate that the communications sector will not escape the effect and the credit crunch.
  • So much is now happening that is blatantly aimed at eliminating our heritage of individual privacy that Coalface, once known as a Bastion of Autocracy and Upholder of the Authoritarian Approach as a right and proper way of overseeing an otherwise Rabelaisian and licentious society, is fast becoming a raving liberal.
  • Welcome to our Indian Summer - sorry Autumn - programme. I was just so pleased that I could bring back some good weather from France when I had a week there down south earlier in the month - well, someone must have caused this change in the weather!
  • The Code of Conduct and Business Practice for CMA Members within the Consultants Sector is in addition and complimentary to the Communications Management Association Code of Conduct.
  • A Code of Conduct which CMA Registered Consultants have undertaken to abide by, as a condition of their continued registration.
  • On first learning of a complaint against a Registered Consultant the Forum Leader will gather together all relevant information, including where possible written statements pertaining to the complaint from the complainant and from the Consultant concerned.
  • Any member of the CMA who expresses an interest in consultancy issues may nominate themselves for membership of the Consultancy Forum, as they may for any other Forum or Special Interest Group (SIG).
  • MEPs are pondering a Directive that would bar European businesses from helping "Internet-restricting countries" censor online activities.