The Editorial Guidelines are the BBC's values and standards. They apply to all our content, wherever and however it is received.
Editorial Policy Guidance Notes supplement the Editorial Guidelines, with further explanation of their themes and practical tips.
Guidance for wearing poppies 2014Read full article
Poppies may be worn on screen from 25 October to 11 November 2014
To create your own mini guides and mark pages you have read.
Find out more about the Editorial Guidelines with the BBC Academy. Five new short modules have been added on crime, polls and surveys, partnerships and competitions - joining the existing modules explaining Accuracy, Impartiality, Strong Language, Violence, Secret Recording, Consent, Children and many other issues.View the latest training module
This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.