Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI

19 February, 2021

Dame Carolyn Fairbairn to join HSBC as independent NED

Dame Carolyn Fairbairn has been appointed as an independent non-executive director at banking group HSBC. She will take up her plac...
John Lewis Partnership, employee ownership

28 September, 2018

Employee ownership: a help or hindrance to UK business?

CBI director-general Carolyn Fairbairn describes Labour’s business plan as displaying a “wilful misunderstanding of business”, and would “hobble UK ambitions to compete on a global stage”. ...

9 November, 2017

FTSE 350 firms urged to increase gender diversity in leadership teams

A target for gender diversity in FTSE 100 leadership teams has been extended to the next 250 largest listed companies. The Hampton-Alexander Review followed Lord Davies’s report and targ...
Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI

6 November, 2017

CBI seeks independent body for industrial strategy development

Britain's leading business association has called for the creation of an independent body to advise on and measure the progress of a new national industrial strategy. The call comes on the first da...
Jeremy Corbyn

17 May, 2017

Labour targets executive pay and plans expanded duty of care

Labour confirmed that it plans to introduce an "excessive pay levy"...
Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI

5 May, 2017

CBI calls on election winner to address pay and employee engagement

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has published its own