Interserve

25 September, 2017

Interserve chief’s payoff elicits investor criticism following profit warning

The severance pay of former Interserve chief executive Adrian Ringrose has been criticised following the company’s share price collapse. Ringrose stepped down as chief executive at the end of Aug...
UK flag, UK government

4 September, 2017

UK government waters down plans to strengthen corporate governance

Watered-down proposals to improve the UK’s corporate governance regime have been
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...
Greg Clark, business secretary, governance reform

29 August, 2017

Governance reform expands reporting obligation of large UK firms

Large non-listed companies in the UK will have to report on how they take into account the interests of employees, shareholders and the environment in which they operate, in what will be the biggest ...
executive pay, pay, remuneration, pay ratios, corporate governance, finance

3 August, 2017

FTSE100 CEO pay falls but much further to go, say governance experts

A fall in the average FTSE100 CEO pay packet has been welcomed as a “step in the right direction”, although the ratio between them and the pay of their employees remained extremely high at 129 to ...
Burberry, Burberry shareholders

14 July, 2017

Burberry shareholders revolt against executive pay report

Close to one-third of shareholders voted against the remuneration report of global fashion brand Burberry at its AGM this week. The vote came after
Wall Street, Broad Street, New York

3 July, 2017

Pay of US bank CEOs outstrips that of global peers

New research reveals that US bank CEOs earn on average triple the salary of chief executives in banks elsewhere in the world. According to the
Office perks, slide

25 May, 2017

Giving out perks doesn’t necessarily lead to results

Research shows that when it comes to cogniti...
Secret NED

19 May, 2017

The Secret NED on the trials of the remuneration chair

So let’s start with a quick question: Why did the chicken cross the road? Answer: To avoid being chair of remuneration! Is remuneration the poisoned chalice of the boardroom? I speak from pers...