July 4th 2014

Summer Lecture – The Pleasure & Sorrows of Work – Interview with Alain de Botton

At our recent Summer Lecture, philosopher and best-selling author, Alain de Botton identified how you can derive pleasure from any job, no matter how repetitive or mundane, and the common features of work which give pleasure to those who do it.

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March 29th 2017

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May 3rd 2017

The Reform of Executive Reward - Interview with Tom Gosling

In this interview with Tom Gosling, Partner at PwC we are exploring the issue of executive reward within a wider economic, social and business context, as well as explore the reason behind this issue being such a prominent topic in the UK.

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May 3rd 2017

The Reform of Executive Reward - Interview with Amra Balic

In this interview with Amra Balic, Managing Director, Head of EMEA at BlackRock we explore the importance of executive reward within a wider economic, business and social context.

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June 30th 2017

Incentives - What is their role in improving performance?

Where does the debate about the rights and wrongs of incentive structures stand now, and do we really understand what works and why – or why not? And where are we heading?

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September 21st 2017

Risk - what does it mean for the progressive HR function?

Over the past few years, the scope and scale of risks to which organisations are exposed have proliferated e.g. cybersecurity, data threats, terrorism, reputation – and these risks can be both outside and inside the organisation. Unsurprisingly, the level at which they are discussed and governed has escalated accordingly.

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December 5th 2017

2018 PARC Programme

Our 2018 PARC Programme sets out the topics we will be discussing in the coming year, all of which are relevant to the wider business agendas of members and the continuing success of their organisations.

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