Even Tony Hall admitted that his colleagues at the BBC had ‘lost the plot’. One MP called it ‘corporate fraud and cronyism’
Callers including crime victims and the bereaved spent £56m on calls to departments in 2012
Evidence shows that many new free schools are failing to meet their recruitment targets
Drive to build quickly sent the bill spiralling, watchdog says
Decision to run errands part of a shake-up in BBC culture designed to 'give more status and seniority' to creative people at the BBC
Robert Devereux admitted it had taken him more than a year to realise that there were problems
Culture Secretary describes squabbling between senior figures over who knew what about £3 million of excess pay-outs as a 'grim day for senior management'
BBC Director General Tony Hall says the corporation has “a grip on the money” it gets from licence-fee payers ahead of a parliamentary hearing examining hefty pay-offs given to senior staff.
Customs checks aimed at thwarting drug and gun smuggling have been overlooked since border security staff came under pressure to cut passenger queues during the London 2012 Olympics, the public spending watchdog has warned.
The directors of the company behind a proposal to set up a state boarding school in the heart of the Sussex countryside have been warned they could face prosecution for failing to file their annual accounts.
Peter Fincham, ITV’s director of television, today declined to say whether he would be returning the £500,000 pay off he received on resigning from the BBC and said that ITV’s sensational expose of Jimmy Savile last year “was not a programme about the BBC”.
Atos Healthcare has been paid £754m for the tests since 2005
The Education Secretary Michael Gove’s department has been censured by public spending watchdogs over a plan to set up a state boarding school for inner-city children in the heart of the Sussex countryside.
Margaret Hodge describes department finances as 'a shocking example of incompetence'
Civil servants receive large severance payments for signing ‘compromise agreements’ on exit
The Government will admit tomorrow that it has become a barrier to securing economic growth as it announces a new drive to boost job-creating projects at local level.