The concept of a universal basic income (UBI), isn't particularly new, but the rise of artificial intelligence and robotics is driving renewed interest in it. People such as Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, and Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, are both promotors of the idea.

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Charles has recently led research into the business case for pensions, how front line managers make and communicate reward decisions, and managing reward risks, as well as the creation of a good practice guide on the annual pay review process. He is also responsible for the CIPD’s public policy work in the area of reward and is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD.

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