Our Appointment Panel is responsible for appointing Board members through a fair and open process. The Panel itself was recruited through a fair and open process. It is also responsible for setting the rates of remuneration for the IMPRESS Chair and Board members.
The Code Committee is responsible for advising the IMPRESS Board on the Standards Code and its guidance. It also reviews the Code and guidance as necessary to ensure that it continues to meet the needs of publishers and the public.
The Arbitration Panel is made up of leading arbitration practitioners specialising in all aspects of media law and regulation. When parties agree to resolve a dispute through arbitration, an IMPRESS arbitrator is appointed from the panel by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the leading non-profit body in the field of arbitration.