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HMRC internal manual

VAT Government and Public Bodies

Government departments and health authorities: Contracted Out Services (COS) Headings: COS Heading 7 - Broadcast monitoring services

This Heading covers broadcast monitoring services.


  • Recording news and TV programmes which are relevant to the work of a government department/health authority
  • Recording radio programmes
  • Providing a digest of a government department’s/health authority’s coverage in the broadcast media
  • Social media monitoring, for example Facebook postings, Twitter feeds, etc