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March 18th 2020

The UK Tax Regime - What Impact Does It Have On Investment, Performance and Productivity?

You might not be interested in tax but tax is interested in you. It may not be something that has crossed the mind of most HR professionals but it is likely to rise up their agenda over the coming years. The upward pressure on public spending caused by ageing populations mean that taxes will have to increase, services will have to be cut or public debt levels will have to rise beyond what most economists believe is sustainable in the long-term. Something will have to give and at some point over the next decade the problem will become acute. This report focuses on the major direct taxes and those that impact most directly on business and employment.

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October 8th 2019

Is Stewardship Really the Role of the Investor

In the context of Corporate Governance, the idea of ‘stewardship’ marks a shift in the expectations placed on shareholders. Those who invest in a company are now expected to take a more active interest in its overall sustainability – and in its behaviour as a good corporate citizen, i.e. its ‘ESG’ (environmental, social and corporate governance) performance.

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  • Shareholding
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September 2nd 2019

Performance Management: Its Impact on Business Performance

This report explores what performance management is and how to create a high performance culture. Why is performance management so important and why do many discussions surrounding it fail to focus on the business as a whole? What does performance mean for the company?

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  • Performance Management
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Performance
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March 13th 2019

Harnessing the HR Technology Revolution

HR technology is a vast and rapidly changing field, touching every aspect of HR. As more and more processes become automated, technology plays an ever larger role in HR's efficiency and effectiveness. This report explores the opportunities and risks associated with HR technology and aims to provide HR professionals with the relevant information to develop HR technology capability within their organisation.

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  • Technology
  • Research Report
  • Effectiveness
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April 18th 2018

Health, Wellbeing & Benefits: A Competitive Advantage?

Health and wellbeing is very topical - with longer life expectancies and an ageing workforce, the health of our employees is becoming more important. Health risk factors must be addressed positively and an inclusive culture of health is being adopted by organisations across the globe. How can organisations ensure they are addressing physical and mental health appropriately?

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  • Strategy
  • Research Report
  • Benefits
  • Effectiveness
  • Performance
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July 21st 2017

Member Query - Incorporating Safety KPIs

This member query involves reviewing how companies incorporate their safety KPIs within the senior leader or executive reward plan. The questions raised include whether the safety elements included in companies' management bonus schemes provide an effective way of motivating safety behaviours.

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  • Rewards
  • Bonus
  • Reward Values
  • KPI
  • Safety
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June 1st 2017

Progress - Issue 5 (Full Edition)

The fifth issue of e-magazine Progress is now available.

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July 14th 2016

Progress - Issue 4 (Full Edition)

This latest edition of our e-magazine - Progress - takes a look at a number of topics including the implications from Brexit, how to counter complexity with 'smart simplicity', the challenges of digitisation for workers' lives and how the current practice of talent management can be improved.

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Presentations

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May 19th 2020

Geopolitical Outlook - A lot has changed! - Amelia Hadfield's slides

2020 Post Covid appraisals - Amelia Hadfield's slides

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  • Economy
  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19
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May 6th 2020

Presentation slides - Roger Bootle

Presentation at Virtual Series - What is happening to the Economy?

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  • Economy
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April 23rd 2020

Health and Financial Wellbeing Programmes Webinar Slides (Jonathan Watts-Lay)

These slides are from the 'Health and Financial Wellbeing Programmes' Zoom event that took place on 23rd April 2020.

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  • Coronavirus
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Financial Planning
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April 23rd 2020

Health and Financial Wellbeing Programmes Webinar Slides (Alan Moore)

These slides are from the 'Health and Financial Wellbeing Programmes' Zoom event that took place on 23rd April 2020.

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  • Coronavirus
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Financial Planning
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Videos

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May 5th 2020

What Is Happening To The Economy With Roger Bootle

On 5th May 2020, PARC and CRF members gathered for What Is Happening to the Economy?, a Zoom Interactive Event. Economist, Chairman of Capital Economics, and Telegraph columnist Roger Bootle led us in discussion of the current and potential future impact of COVID-19 on the economy.

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  • Economy
  • Coronavirus
  • Crisis Management
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January 28th 2020

Geopolitical Outlook 2020 with Prof. Amelia Hadfield

On Tuesday 28 January 2020, PARC held a member meeting titled: Geopolitical Outlook – What should we expect and how will it affect us? Watch this interview with guest speaker, Professor Amelia Hadfield from the University of Surrey, to hear her views on the geo-political factors which will have the greatest impact in 2020, and the growing necessity of understanding geo-politics in business.

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  • Event Document
  • Performance
  • Politics
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October 17th 2019

Why Has Stewardship Become The Duty of The Shareholder? Interview with Norma Cohen

On Thursday 17 October 2019, PARC held a member meeting titled: 'Why Has Stewardship Become The Duty of The Shareholder?'. Watch this interview with our guest speaker, Norma Cohen, to discover her views on attitudes towards companies outside of public markets and the trend of de-equitisation.

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  • Shareholding
  • Reward Principles
  • Reward Values
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October 17th 2019

Why Has Stewardship Become The Duty of The Shareholder? Interview with Prof. Henri Servaes

On Thursday 17 October 2019, PARC held a member meeting titled: 'Why Has Stewardship Become The Duty of The Shareholder?'. Watch this interview with our guest speaker, Professor Henri Servaes to find out his opinions on the diversity of Shareholders, the problem of short-termism and the concept of passive investors.

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  • Shareholding
  • Reward Principles
  • Reward Values
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