Overcoming Crisis: How to move towards a more ethical capitalism - Liberal Democrat Party Conference
Monday 24 September 2012
As part of the High Pay Centre's series of events at Party Conferences this season, this panel debate will bring together speakers from a wide range of political, business and media backgrounds to discuss the role of ethics in business and determining pay as well as considering the future of ethical business and fair pay.
This event is run in association with the Social Liberal Forum.
The panel will include:
Sir Mike Darrington, former managing director of Greggs the bakers
Lord Oakeshott, Liberal Democrats
Catherine Howarth, CEO Fair Pensions
Simon Caulkin, writer and columnist, formerly of the Observer
Hilary McVitty, Head of External Affairs, Building Societies Association
The panel will be chaired by Deborah Hargreaves, Founding Director of the High Pay Centre.
The event is free of charge and open to all but if you wish to attend, please email email@example.com
Drinks will be served at the event.
Since 1 January 2020 the average FTSE 100 CEO has earned:
Income inequality in the UK
Wealth inequality in the UK
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