executive pay, remuneration

5 January, 2018

Fat Cat Thursday renews pressure over executive pay

The pressure on boards over executive pay was renewed yesterday when the day was declared "Fat Cat Thursday" by the UK's High Pay Centre, the day when the average pay of a FTSE 100 chief executive rea...
ethics, corporate ethics, business ethics, public opinion, public trust

20 December, 2017

Is British business behaving more ethically, or does it just look that way?

Every year, the Institute of Business Ethics (IBE) asks the British public their opinion on business behaviour. This year, the survey shows that the

20 December, 2017

Pearson tops list of shareholder revolts on remuneration

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boardroom, male directors

19 December, 2017

Non-executive directors’ average age breaks through 60

The average age of non-executive directors has broken through the 60 mark for the first time, according to research by headhunters Spencer Stuart. In its 2017 UK Board Index report, 
business ethics

12 December, 2017

Opinion of business ethics rallies, but stays lower than 2015 level

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5 December, 2017

UK’s new governance code targets corporate culture, wider society and pay

A proposed new UK corporate governance code will stress the need for boards to consider their “contribution to wider society” and place new responsibilities on directors to manage company culture....
AI, artificial intelligence, data

27 November, 2017

Industrial strategy calls for improved reporting of capital allocation

The government has said it will introduce "better and more transparent" corporate reporting on capital allocations as part of its newly published industrial strategy. The long-awaited paper also in...
executive pay, remuneration, pay ratios

5 October, 2017

Give investors a greater say on executive pay

In the aftermath of the financial crisis, legislators in some countries moved to address corporate excesses by making shareholder votes on CEO pay mandatory. The United Kingdom mandated a non-binding ...
Sir Gerry Grimstone, governance reforms

3 October, 2017

Governance reform proposals ‘took the easy line’, says City grandee

The UK government's proposed corporate governance reforms for executive pay have been criticised as "incrementalism" by one of the country's most senior investors. Sir Gerry Grimstone, chairman of ...
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...