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Blog: With Boris backing them, bankers are more brazen than ever

23 Jul 2019: Boris has boasted that he stuck up for bankers more than anyone - blog by HPC Head of Policy and Research, Ashley Walsh, for Left Foot Forward.

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Blog: Where is the ‘social’ wellbeing in ESG reporting?

29 May 2019: HPC Head of Policy and Research, Ashley Walsh, blogs on the quality of workforce disclosures among FTSE 100 firms.

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HPC in the media: the myth of shareholder stewardship

9 May 2019: Our analysis of shareholder voting patterns makes the case against a corporate governance system policed by dis-engaged investors

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Blog: Gender pay reporting highlights outdated business practices

2 May 2019: To cut the gender pay gap, we need to be open to different types of working, and reduce inequality between high and low earners more generally. HPC Director Luke Hildyard writes for Left Foot Forward

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Blog: Remuneration Committees are ripe for reform

23 Apr 2019: Pay setting committees have failed to address stakeholder concerns about executive pay practices. There should be an explicit mandate to deliver fairness and proportionality, with workers given a voice in the process. HPC Director Luke Hildyard's article for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales

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What aren’t the UK’s leading firms telling us about their workers?

11 Apr 2019: A disclosure paints a thousand words - blog by HPC Head of Policy and Research, Ashley Walsh, for Left Foot Forward.

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New Select Committee report on executive pay

29 Mar 2019: Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee calls for worker involvement in executive pay-setting process and says executive share award schemes should be open to the entire workforce

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The UK tops the millionaire bankers league – but our overall prosperity is distinctly mid-table

19 Mar 2019: The UK has more millionaire bankers than the rest of Europe put together, according to figures from the European Banking Authority. Blog by HPC Director Luke Hildyard for Open Democracy)

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New HPC Director - Baroness Lister of Burtersett joins board

6 Mar 2019: HPC is delighted to announce that Baroness Lister of Burtersett, Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at Loughborough University, has joined our Board of Directors

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Don’t praise the super-rich just for paying their taxes

29 Jan 2019: The new Sunday Times 'tax rich list' is a welcome initiative, but praise for people for merely paying their taxes should be measured - blog by HPC Head of Policy and Research Ashley Walsh for Left Foot Forward

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Work for HPC

28 Jan 2019: We're recruiting a new Head of Communications and Events

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It’s ‘Fatcat Friday’ - CEO pay for 2019 surpasses the amount the average UK worker earns all year

3 Jan 2019: HPC and CIPD research illustrates the UK's economic divisions

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Labour’s plan for stakeholder votes on boardroom high pay might just work

3 Dec 2018: HPC Head of Policy and Research Ashley Walsh blogs on a new report commissioned by the Labour Party

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Are Chief Executives overpaid? Blog by HPC founder Deborah Hargreaves

21 Sep 2018: Author of new book on top pay calls for a new corporate ethos - contact HPC to attend the launch on 11 October

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HPC at party conferences

21 Sep 2018: Come to our events at Labour and Conservative Party conferences

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