Daily Archives: November 26, 2012

Jim Pickard

Last week I brought you the curious snippet that George Entwistle had missed out on an even bigger BBC pension because he joined the scheme just after a cap on pensionable salary was introduced in 1989.

But what about Tony Hall, the new director-general? On leaving the BBC in 2001, he was entitled to an £82,000 pension when he reached the age of 60, according to page 52 of the corporation’s annual report from 2001.

Under the BBC pension rules his entitlement will have risen by RPI – or some 40 per cent – meaning he should be liable to draw a pension today in the region of £115,000 At the age Read more