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BBC needs new long-term financial plan as financial challenges increase - NAO

Wednesday 20 January 2021 | 13:20 CET | News
The BBC is facing significant financial challenges as it prepares for the upcoming licence fee negotiations and mid-term Charter review, according to a new report into the corporation's strategic financial management from the National Audit Office (NAO).

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Countries: United Kingdom
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