Morning Money: FTSE 100 companies withhold employee data from investors
A new research report from the Valuing Your Talent partnership reveals a third of FTSE 100 companies are withholding relevant information on their workforce including health and safety incidents, data breaches, skills challenges and employee turnover in their annual reports.
The omissions create a clear risk to users of these reports, such as investors.
Edward Houghton, Research Adviser on Human Capital and Metrics for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development told Sarah Lowther what is being omitted and why.
If you're self-employed and need to set up a pension, where do you start? Sarah Pennells looks at a recent report published by Royal London with former Pensions Minister Steve Webb, currently Director of Policy at pensions and life insurance provider Royal London. Paul Allington founder and head of The Code Guy, gives his own account of setting up his pension, while Claire Walsh, Chartered Financial Planner and Head of Advice at Unbiased, gives advice on how to set up a pension plan. Sarah discusses whether the new Lifetime ISA can also help people set their pension.
Wey Education is an education group operating the UK's only online fee-paying secondary school, "InterHigh”. And on the day of its unaudited interim results for the six months to February 2016, the company’s Chairman, David Massie, joined Nick Peters and Louise Cooper to discuss their performance.
Richard Perks, Retail Analyst at Mintel, discussed Sainsbury's full year results with Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey. The company reported a drop in profits, but did that meet market expectations? Richard offers his view as well as giving his opinion on whether the results indicate if the company should take over Argos.
This week Sue Dougan sits down with Graeme Obree, former World Champion in the 4000m pursuit in the Velodrome, and twice holder of the mythical hour record. Sue and Graeme talk about his exciting sporting career, and his new quest to be the fastest on two wheels, human powered, as well as hearing some of his favourite musical influences.