FTSE index sign

6 January, 2021

CEO pay: FTSE 100 bosses earn median annual wage in 34 hours

Today is the day the average FTSE 100 chief executive will have earned as much as a worker on median pay makes in a year. In fact the
CEO in face mask

5 August, 2020

Covid-19: cuts to executive pay ‘mainly superficial or short term’

Despite widespread reports of Covid-19 prompting a rethink on executive pay, fresh research suggests the pandemic has had only a passing effect. A new report concludes that only 36 companies in the...
Dollars on financial/audit report

26 June, 2020

Top US CEO pay falls 53% as pandemic and investor pressure continues

Chief executives among the top 50 US firms have been shouldering some of the financial pain of the pandemic with large cuts to their pay. A report from governance data provider GC Analytics shows t...
remuneration, remco, pay, CEO pay, employee pay

15 October, 2019

Think tank calls for governance reform to encourage progress on employee pay

When remuneration comes up as a governance topic its usually when the spotlight is on the hefty sums paid to those around the boardroom table. New research from a think tank seeks to change that by pl...
executive pay, remuneration, pay ratios

11 June, 2018

Companies face new law demanding they justify pay gap

Public companies in the UK will be required to justify pay differences between the pay of chief executives and their staff, according to a government announcement. Directors also face demands to se...
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
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...
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...
pay gaps

22 March, 2017

Nine in ten FTSE 100 CEOs paid more than 100 times living wage

Ninety per cent of FTSE 100 CEO's are paid 100 times more than a national living wage, according to a campaign group which has called on boards to share how they will manage their pay gaps.