Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee

Corporate governance: delivering on fair pay inquiry

Inquiry status: Concluded

Gender pay gap report and Government response published.

Executive Rewards published 26 March 2019.

Scope of the inquiry

The Committee is conducting a short inquiry into aspects of pay in the private sector.

The Committee will investigate:

  • To examine the compliance by business with reporting requirements on the gender pay gap and to consider what steps they are taking to address the gap;
  • To consider the implementation of the recommendations on executive pay by the previous Committee in its 2017 report on Corporate Governance and recent developments on executive pay;
  • To examine the effectiveness of Remuneration Committees and institutional investors in combatting excessive executive pay


The inquiry will initially focus on the gender pay gap and the Committee invites written submissions on this topic.

Terms of reference: Corporate governance: delivering on fair pay inquiry

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