David Pitt-Watson is the former head of the Hermes shareholder activist funds in Europe, and an executive fellow of finance at the London Business School. He's one of the authors of “What They Do With Your Money: How the Financial System Fails Us and How to Fix it”. He spoke to Share Radio about executive pay.
Companies have switched to filling jobs with temporary staff as they await the outcome of the European Union referendum, according to a monthly jobs report from the REC and Markit. Tom Hadley, Director of Policy at the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, joined Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey to talk about the report.
The High Pay Centre is about to release a collection of essays on the economics and metrics of pay ratios. Paul Marsland, a research consultant and leader of the High Pay Centre's work, joins Mark Johnson and Chris Bailey to discuss.
Max Steinberg, the Chair of the international Festival for Business, offers Share Radio an insight into the newly launched report from Oxford Economics titled: 'Beyond the city: Britain's economic hotspots'. The report predicts a surge in UK productivity over the next five years.