Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee

Corporate governance: delivering on fair pay inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Gender pay gap report and Government response published.

Executive Rewards: Paying for success report in preparation.

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

Latest evidence

  • 22 Jan 2019 - Corporate Governance: delivering on fair pay - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF249 KB) HC 928 | Published 24 Jan 2019

    Evidence given by Paul George, Executive Director, Corporate Governance and Reporting, Financial Reporting Council, Janet Williamson, Senior Policy Officer, TUC, Catherine Howarth, CEO, ShareActionKelly Tolhurst, MP, Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Sanu de Lima, Deputy Director, Corporate Governance Reform, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    Watch this evidence session

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