BBC accused of using licence fee cash to buy the silence of TWENTY women who made sex complaints

BBC accused of using licence fee cash to buy the silence of TWENTY women who made sex complaintsBBC paid off ex-employees who made complaintsFormer members of staff made to sign 'compromise agreements' Deals gagged victims of sexual harassment and bullyingGroup of at least 20 ex-BBC staff have now made formal complaints . The Respect at Work review was launched by the former director general George Entwistle last October after news emerged that many of Savile's alleged offences took place on BBC premises

BBC used licence fee cash to pay off women who complained about sexual harassment

BBC used licence fee cash to pay off women who complained about sexual harassmentBBC paid off ex-employees who made complaintsFormer members of staff made to sign 'compromise agreements' when they left corporation By Sara Malm PUBLISHED: 02:10 GMT, 3 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:18 GMT, 3 March 2013 The BBC used taxpayers' money to gag female members of staff who made complaints regarding sexual harassment. Former members of staff who left claiming to have been victims of bullying or sexual harassment in the workplace, were forced to sign ‘compromise agreements’ when they left the corporation. The deal signed by at least 20 ex-BBC employees bar them from revealing they have signed such a deal in the first place.

Prince Charles reported to the revenue over "well entrenched tax avoidance scheme" on 18m earnings

Prince Charles reported to the revenue over 'well entrenched tax avoidance scheme' on 18m earnings | UPDATED: 12:51 GMT, 15 December 2012 Prince Charles, seen in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, pays income tax on the Duchy Prince Charles has been reported to the taxman over claims the Duchy of Cornwall is a 'well entrenched tax avoidance scheme'. Clarence House defended the Prince of Wales' financial arrangements today after an organisation compared the royal to Starbucks and Google, who recently come under the spotlight for their tax arrangements. Republic, which campaigns for an elected head of state, said it had written to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and Margaret Hodge, chairwoman of the Public Accounts Committee, asking them to investigate the 728 million organisation's tax arrangements