Annual report and accounts

Our assessment of the BBC’s performance over the last 12 months

Each year we publish our Annual report and accounts which contains our assessment of how we have delivered our mission and public purposes and the extent to which the commitments set out in the Annual plan, as well as regulatory and other commitments, have been met.

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Annual report 2019/20

  • Informing, educating and entertaining the UK in 2019/20

    Some of the key ways we delivered our mission - to inform, educate and entertain - in 2019/20

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  • Coronavirus: informing, educating and entertaining in lockdown

    We played a crucial role during the coronavirus crisis, refocussing all of our resources around the most pressing needs of our audiences. From trusted news and information to educational support, from arts and culture to distraction and escapism, the public came to us in huge numbers

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  • Statement from the Chairman

    Sir David Clementi

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  • Director-General’s Statement

    Tim Davie

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  • Delivering our strategy in 2019/20

    This has been a year when we demonstrated our unique value as the world’s foremost public service broadcaster

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  • Delivering our public purposes

    Our public purposes are enshrined in the Royal Charter and Agreement and are at the core of everything we do

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  • Finance and operations

    Our goal is to ensure that the organisation is run as efficiently and effectively as possible and to redirect spending and simplify procedures in a way that supports a more creative and sustainable BBC

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  • Commercial operations

    The commercial subsidiaries support our public service mission and generate income for the BBC Group, maximising the value of value of our intellectual property, providing income to fund high quality distinctive content and supporting the UK’s television industry on the world stage

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  • How we operate

    A look at how we operate both internally, with our staff, suppliers and producers and externally with a range of stakeholder groups, the public, charities and in partnerships

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  • Governance

    The work of the BBC Board and its committees, plus details of the BBC’s pay disclosures

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  • Performance against public commitments

    Our progress against the BBC Charter and Agreement and our licence obligations

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  • Performance data packs

    Our audience performance this year, including detailed performance data for Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and England

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  • Equality information report

    An update on the progress we have made in relation to equality, diversity and inclusion for our workforce

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