Executive pay, remuneration, high pay, ethics

6 January, 2020

FTSE 100 CEOs ‘earn average worker’s annual salary in three days’

It’s New Year and one of the first governance issues to emerge is executive pay. Think tank the High Pay Centre and the CIPD, a professional body for HR specialists, calculate that the “typical”...
2020 sign

2 January, 2020

Key trends in corporate governance for 2020

'The government needs to push through key business reforms' Roger Barker, head of corporate governance at the
public trust, business behaviour, survey, UK

20 December, 2019

Public confidence in ethical business behaviour falters

The reputation of business for ethical behaviour is sometimes not what it should be—and new research reveals that public expectations have fallen. A survey by the
Tory manifesto, Labour manifesto, Lib Dem manifesto, general election

25 November, 2019

Conservatives focus on executive pay and audit reform

Executive pay will be in the crosshairs of a new Tory government, should Boris Johnson be elected as prime minister, according to
remuneration policies, executive pay

21 August, 2019

Shareholders ‘don’t understand executive remuneration policies’

Shareholders may not understand executive remuneration policies when they are presented for approval, according to a new report.
remuneration, remco, pay, CEO pay, employee pay

19 August, 2019

FTSE 100 CEO pay falls as investors retain focus on remuneration policy

Median chief executive pay has fallen in the FTSE 100, according to new figures. Research from Deloitte claims median pay dropped from £4m to £3.4m in 2018, while the number of companies facing l...
executive pay, pay, remuneration, pay ratios, corporate governance, finance

7 May, 2019

Investors fail to challenge CEO pay

Back in 2012 the UK was in the grip of a debate about executive pay. The coalition government of Conservatives and Liberal Democrats were determined to do something about it. Indeed, by 2013 UK shareh...
Business, City of London

29 August, 2018

Shareholder revolts against remuneration reports rise

Revolts against remuneration reports look on course to increase significantly, according to figures from the Investment Association. By the end of July the Public Register of shareholder resolution...
executive pay, remuneration, pay ratios

2 January, 2018

European CEO pay ratios highest in UK, France and Germany

Pay ratios of CEOs in the UK are higher than in any other European country, a study has revealed. The
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...