executive pay, pay, remuneration, pay ratios, corporate governance, finance

29 August, 2017

Publishing pay ratios is ‘crude’, but are a ‘step in the right direction’

Publishing executive and staff pay ratios under new governance reform rules would be a "crude" measure of valuing remuneration, but it should force boards to consider pay as a whole, experts have s...
Dame Helen Alexander

7 August, 2017

Dame Helen Alexander, former CBI president, dies

One of the UK’s most senior female business figures has passed away. Dame Helen Alexander, who oversaw the growth of The Economist as its group CEO between 1997 and 2008, died on 5 Augus...
Theresa May

19 May, 2017

Tories commit to greater employee involvement in governance

The Conservative Party has made a public commitment to legislate for the inclusion of employee representatives in the running of listed companies. The party also commits itself to requiring companies...
Jeremy Corbyn

17 May, 2017

Labour targets executive pay and plans expanded duty of care

Labour confirmed that it plans to introduce an "excessiv...
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
UK parliament, governance reform

5 April, 2017

MPs propose major changes to UK governance code

Half of the board members in UK companies should be women, according to a report from members of the UK parliament, which recommends that the government sets a target from May 2020 for new boardroom a...

23 November, 2016

May dilutes pledge to get more workers on boards

Theresa May told business leaders at the CBI conference this week that the UK government will not force companies to directly appoint workers or consumers on to their boards, watering down an earlier ...