Prime Minister Theresa May is “very disappointed” with the decision not to continue with free TV licences for the over-75s and has urged the BBC to look again, Downing Street said.
The Government has been condemned following the BBC’s decision to means-test licence fees for the elderly.
MPs have issued a warning to the public against using secondary ticketing website Viagogo until it “fully complies with consumer law”, a report has said.
Concerns have been raised by MPs about “continued discrimination” against grime and urban artists in a new report looking into the UK live music industry.
The future of the UK’s music industry is at risk due to the closure of many small venues across the country, a report on live music has said.
Members of the BBC Women group have welcomed a new investigation by a human rights watchdog over suspected past pay discrimination at the corporation, but added that the BBC still has a “very long way” to go.
A human rights watchdog has launched an investigation into “suspected past pay discrimination against women” at the BBC, it has been announced.
A human rights watchdog has launched an investigation into BBC pay practices over alleged discrimination against women.
Women at the BBC continue to be paid “far less” than men for the same work, a report into equal pay at the broadcaster has said.
Women working at the BBC have branded the corporation’s treatment of female staff “disheartening and disrespectful” following a report into equal pay at the broadcaster.
Female employees at the BBC face an “incredibly long and frustrating process with no immediate end in sight” to have grievances about pay inequality addressed, Damian Collins has said.
The BBC is failing female employees who suffer under an “invidious culture” of discrimination against women, a report on pay equality at the broadcaster has said.