The last few years have been hard times for many people in Britain. But some have suffered more than others. BBC bosses are, it seems, amongst the least affected. One such still regularly attends notable TV media conferences, summits and award ceremonies, staying at some of the world's plushest hotels at licence payers' expense.
Hard Times - A Newsround Special on Monday (5pm - CBBC channel) looks at families who've been struggling with money, the changes they've had to make, and how kids have been affected by the economic climate.