#AceNewsReport – Feb.27: The BBC has ordered an investigation into reports TV licence fee collectors targeted vulnerable people, spurred on by an aggressive incentive scheme.
An investigation by Daily Mail revealed that BBC’s TV licence bullies are exposed and reported bosses at Capita, which collects the fee, promised bonuses of up to £15,000 a year to catch 28 evaders a week.
Capita said statements made to an undercover reporter “do not reflect the high standards we expect“.
The government said it would talk to the BBC about the company’s conduct.
The newspaper sent a reporter to interview for a job at Capita, and allegedly found staff being pushed to gather evidence to take as many people to court as possible.
One interviewer was recorded saying: “We will drive you as hard as we can to get as much as…
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