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We are recruiting for a new researcher! This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic person, keen to address these important issues as part of our small team based in Central London.
The job will involve carrying out desk-based research, attending events and conferences, campaigning alongside activists, trade unions and other think tanks to achieve policy change and promoting our work through the media.
- Work with Directors to identify interesting research projects
- Carrying out research based on sources including company annual reports, government documents, academic research and media articles
- Writing reports, briefings for policymakers and blogs and media articles
- Developing contacts across think tanks, NGOs, trade unions, politics and business
- Most importantly, interest in topics covered by HPC's work, such as fair pay, economic inequality and corporate power
- Good research and writing skills
- Interest in and understanding of policy influencing and policy making processes
- High level of numeracy, analytical skills and attention to detail
- Interest in and understanding of media and social media
- Excellent interpersonal/communication skills
- Excellent planning and organisational skills - time management and ability to prioritise
- Ability to work independently and use own initiative
- £28,000 plus pension contribution
- 24 January 2020
- To apply send a CV plus cover letter setting out your suitability for the role to Luke Hildyard - email@example.com
Since 1 January 2020 the average FTSE 100 CEO has earned:
Income inequality in the UK
Wealth inequality in the UK
- HPC/CIPD Annual FTSE 100 CEO Pay Review - CEO pay flat in 2019
Median FTSE 100 CEO pay stands at £3.6 million - almost 120 times the average UK worker - but pandemic pay cuts could mean figure falls next year
- Blog: To ‘build back better’, we must tackle executive pay
New research has revealed how much CEOs earn compared to their colleagues – and the results aren’t pretty.
- Blog: COVID19 and corporate resilience
The pandemic is highlighting the deep flaws in the UK’s corporate governance system. Will this prompt listed companies to rethink their priorities? - A blog by Rachel Kay, a researcher at the High Pay Centre