Three NHS managers reportedly received redundancy payments totalling nearly £1m - even though they continued to work for the health service.
National Audit Office
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Wednesday 22 January 2014
Tony Hall, the Director General of the BBC, is planning a shake-up of the organisation’s Executive Board in an attempt to correct the Square Mile culture which led to its management pay scandal.
Tuesday 14 January 2014
The Department for Work and Pensions revealed the new system after a turbulent introduction of the Universal Credit programme
Friday 10 January 2014
Asylum seekers are being crammed into overcrowded and substandard accommodation by G4S and Serco, according to a watchdog.
Friday 03 January 2014
As an Independent article by an exasperated midwife goes viral, mothers, patients and other NHS professionals come forward with their own experiences of maternity care
2013 - the year in review: Don’t hold the front page yet, as the PCC survives and the BBC wobbles on
Saturday 28 December 2013
Even Tony Hall admitted that his colleagues at the BBC had ‘lost the plot’. One MP called it ‘corporate fraud and cronyism’
Friday 27 December 2013
Callers including crime victims and the bereaved spent £56m on calls to departments in 2012
Friday 27 December 2013
Callers including crime victims and the bereaved spent £56m on calls to departments
Saturday 14 December 2013
Evidence shows that many new free schools are failing to meet their recruitment targets
Wednesday 11 December 2013
Drive to build quickly sent the bill spiralling, watchdog says
Monday 25 November 2013
Scandals over Serco and G4S spark move for greater public disclosure of financial details
Thursday 21 November 2013
Report reveals that charities getting less while cost to public purse has risen
Tuesday 12 November 2013
The public spending watchdog has demanded more transparency to tackle a “crisis of confidence” over the Government’s use of private firms to deliver services.
Inflation-busting 22% 'pay-rise' for the Queen branded 'immoral' by campaigners after 'rainy day' fund is reduced to 'last £1 million'
Friday 11 October 2013
Queen's 'rainy day' bank account is down to its last one million pounds, leaving her vulnerable to ‘unexpected costs’ claims National Audit Office
Thursday 26 September 2013
British Telecom has been handed a taxpayer “subsidy” of almost £1.2bn because the Government “mismanaged” its superfast broadband.
BBC Director of Television Danny Cohen to work as 'runner' on Strictly Come Dancing as part of a shake-up designed to increase management knowledge of junior production roles
Thursday 19 September 2013
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
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Tony Blair 'says Ed Miliband will lose 2015 general election'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Putin: The US is to blame for almost all the world's major conflicts
Poppy Appeal 2014: This is why I won't be wearing a red poppy this year
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