The BPPA Code – Adopted at the associations AGM in 2015 and updated in November 2019 – this is our Code.
Police Media Guidelines – These media guidelines are issued jointly by The BPPA, CIoJ and NUJ. They have been agreed at senior level by all parties. Please use them in a spirit of mutual professional respect to resolve any problems.
NPCC COVID-19 Media Guidelines – published by the National Police Chiefs’ Council as a guide for Police Personnel when dealing with the accredited media
The Four Cs – The BPPA’s guide to the way we add vital metadata to our images
The 5th C – License your pictures through Google
Metropolitan Police Media Guidelines 2015 – Scanned copy of the six page pamphlet available to all Metropolitan Police staff.
UK Conservative Front Bench Code Replacement File – Revised 15th January 2019 – text files ready for use with the IPTC Stationery Pad in Photo Mechanic
UK Counties – A .txt file with a list of UK counties ready to be imported into the relevant field in Photo Mechanic.
Press Complaints Commission Editors’ Code – The 2014 update to the PCC’s code.
The Independent Press Standards Organisation – Replaced the PCC in September 2014
The BPPA’s Constitution – the latest version of the rules that govern the association. Updated in June 2016.
The ABCD of UK Photographers Copyright – A comprehensive look at how the laws and regulations on intellectual property affect UK photographers.
HSE Basic Guidance Notes – Downloadable PDF document from the Health & Safety Executive covering the basic precautions for safety at work.
HSE Lone Working Guidance – Downloadable PDF document from the Health & Safety Executive about working alone safely.
HSE PAT Testing Guidelines – Electrical safety advice from the Health & Safety Executive about portable electronic equipment.
The BPPA’s Submission to The Leveson Inquiry – Downloadable PDF of our January 2102 written submission to the standards and ethics inquiry.
HMRC Guidance on Record Keeping – PDF provided by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs describing what records a self-employed person should and must keep.
London Council of the CPJ – Committee to Protect Journalists
DACS – Visual artists’ rights management organisation