Standard Life Aberdeen

15 August, 2017

Governance on the agenda for newly formed Standard Life Aberdeen

The newly formed Standard Life Aberdeen aims to push for better corporate governance. Co-chief executive Keith Skeoch said that asset managers have a "big responsibility" to hold boards to account....
Sir Gerry Grimstone, Standard Life

6 March, 2017

Merger created between Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management

Asset managers Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management are to come together in a merger that will see the creation of co-chief executives and Sir Gerry Grimstone take on the chairmanship of the me...
executive pay, pay, remuneration, pay ratios, corporate governance, finance

6 February, 2017

Investors aim to head off government intervention on executive pay

A coalition of fund mangers is to take a tougher line on executive pay deals this year in a bid to head off government intervention aimed at tackling excessive remuneration deals, according to
Sports Direct

4 January, 2017

Sports Direct chairman faces fresh vote

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14 May, 2015

Asset managers accused of bias towards company managers

A clutch of UK asset managers have been accused of backing executive proposals in controversial areas too often, instead of joining opposition. ShareAction, the investor rights charity, claims Blac...

10 May, 2015

Aberdeen announces audit action

According to the Financial Times, Aberdeen Asset Management’s head of corporate governance, Paul Lee, has declared “a more strident line” on extended audit relationships. Lee stated ...