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Professor Stephen  Bevan

Coalition Government sets cap on ‘excessive’ incomes

Authors: Professor Stephen Bevan Prof Stephen Bevan

24 January 2012

You could be forgiven for being unfamiliar with Section 953(b) of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. In fact, if you are familiar with it, you really should get out more.

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Professor Stephen  Bevan

Can employee share ownership undermine ‘crony capitalism’?

Authors: Professor Stephen Bevan Stephan Bevan

16 January 2012

Amid all the talk of ‘Good Capitalism’ it was only a matter of time before proposals to re-invigorate share ownership among UK employees were dusted off again. The rationale is clear. Executive pay, which in too many cases appears to bear no relation to the performance of the business, is widely regarded as being out of control.

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Professor Stephen  Bevan

The Only Way is Ethics

Authors: Professor Stephen Bevan Professor Stephen Bevan

10 January 2012

Ed Miliband’s speech today re-emphasises the need to place fairness and business ethics at the centre of what has been called ‘good capitalism’. These sentiments have been echoed today by commentators like Polly Toynbee and, as far back as the mid-nineties, by our very own Will Hutton in his book The State We’re In.

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Professor Stephen  Bevan

More heat than light in the row about migration statistics

Authors: Professor Stephen Bevan Stephen Bevan

10 January 2012

It’s only Tuesday and already there have been several angry exchanges between researchers on the impact of migration on UK unemployment.

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Professor Stephen  Bevan

Can we keep a lid on executive pay?

Authors: Professor Stephen Bevan Professor Stephen Bevan

09 January 2012

It’s the start of the bonus season. This week, US banks will start to announce the bonuses some of their top executives will be enjoying, closely followed in the coming days by their UK counterparts.

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