gender pay gap, women in business

22 September, 2017

Energy supplier SSE reveals growing gender pay gap

British energy supplier SSE has become the first FTSE 100 member to publish its
Brexit, EU, Union Jack, flags

21 September, 2017

Brexit uncertainty affecting investment decisions, says Bank of England

Brexit is an “important source of uncertainty” for many UK companies, and is impacting on investment decisions, according to a new Bank of England report. The quarterly
KPMG, audit, Big Four

20 September, 2017

Audit firm KPMG cleared over HBOS audit after 2007 financial crisis

A regulatory investigation has cleared KPMG over its audit of HBOS bank in 2007 as the financial crisis struck City institutions. The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) announced yesterday that its ...
BAME pay, business people, cheque, money, finance

19 September, 2017

PwC reveals BAME pay gap of 12.8% in bid to ‘shine spotlight on ethnicity’

PwC UK, part of the world's largest professional services firm, has published figures for the first time on the pay gap for black, Asian and minority ethnic workers, revealing they are paid on average...

14 September, 2017

Ethics must be ‘front and centre’ as non-executives check financial reports

Non-executive directors must place ethics "front and centre" of their efforts to make sure financial reports present a true and fair view of a business, according to one of the UK’s most senior gove...
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...
Sterling, pound

18 August, 2017

‘Shareholder spring’ dents FTSE100 remuneration rise

A reprise of the "shareholder spring" last year has seen more modest remuneration for the UK’s top company directors, according to research from the Investment Association. However, dissent among th...
Specialist Pay Consultants, remuneration

17 August, 2017

Specialist pay consultants and their relationship with the Remco

In recent years, two questions have become prominent in companies’ discussions on governance: How much should we pay executives, and how should we pay them? In answe...
PwC, pricewaterhousecoopers

17 August, 2017

PwC hit by another £5m fine after admitting failures in RSM Tenon audit

A second £5m fine has hit Big Four accounting firm PwC in four months, issued by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) over its role as auditor of collapsed fellow accountants RSM Tenon. PwC and s...
Telit Communications, Oozi Cats

14 August, 2017

Telit CEO Oozi Cats resigns over historic US fraud allegations

Oozi Cats, the CEO of global "Internet of Things" business Telit Communications, has resigned over allegations that he is wanted in the US for wire fraud. Cats resigned after an independent review ...