Working with us

Information for suppliers to the BBC

In this section

We want to make working with us as simple and transparent as possible. Here you'll find information to help you do business with us.

Terms of trade

Terms of Trade apply to the BBC's contracts with suppliers, setting out what is expected of suppliers when working for the BBC.

View the Terms of Trade section

Receiving orders

What a supplier should expect to receive when an order is placed and how to check a purchase order is valid.

View the receiving orders section

Getting paid

Suppliers have a number of invoicing options.

View the getting paid section

Electronic invoicing

The BBC encourages all suppliers to use electronic invoicing.

View the Electronic Invoicing section.

Accessibility and assistive technology guidance

The BBC has a legal obligation to build in accessibility from the start in delivering its services, to ensure that disabled people can use our services at a standard as close as possible to that offered to non-disabled people.

View accessibility and assistive technology guidance

Information security

The following documents set out the information security requirements that are expected of suppliers who process or host BBC information:

Acceptable use of Information Systems Policy

Corporate Information Security Policy

Third Party Security Requirements Policy

Third Party Security Requirements Standard

Inter-company complaints

How a supplier’s employee should raise a concern about their treatment by a BBC employee

View the BBC's guidelines for inter-company complaints