executive pay, remuneration

3 July, 2018

Boardroom pay rising in the US, according to survey

Median boardroom pay in the US has risen, breaking through to $300,000 (£227,800). The news comes in a survey o...
Vince Cable

25 June, 2018

Lib Dem leader backs more action on executive pay

Britain has further to go in reforming corporate governance, according to Vince Cable, leader of the UK's Liberal Democrat party. Writing in business paper City AM, Cable said executive pa...
remuneration, remco, pay

1 June, 2018

Remcos must be reformed to reign in executive pay

When publishing the corporate governance reform green paper in 2016, UK prime minister Theresa May described the UK as an “established international leader in corporate governance”. Finalising ...
Executive pay, remuneration, high pay, ethics

1 June, 2018

Research reveals executives’ views on the ethics of high pay

That pay has grown is clear from the evidence. In 2015, the median total remuneration of FTSE 100 chief executives in Britain was around £4m. Adjusted for inflation, this is three times the average a...
share buybacks, investments, finance

23 May, 2018

Buyback mountain: why the rise in share buybacks is causing concern

Share buybacks are under suspicion. So numerous have they become that there is disquiet among policymakers that something is not quite right. At a time when investment levels remain low, the big ca...
Secret Ned, gender pay gap reporting

18 May, 2018

The gloves are off: gender pay gap reporting and dirty tricks

How do cheating at cricket, the values of a world-class boxer and executive pay all connect? In the news recently was the Aussie ball-tampering incident, involving the application of sandpaper to c...
executive pay, remuneration

18 May, 2018

Remuneration tightrope: what is the future of exec pay?

Investors, politicians, regulators and pressure groups are increasingly voicing concern about lavish executive pay packages, especially those that reward poor performance, and are urging companies to ...
executive pay

27 April, 2018

Weir Group’s pay reforms could be ‘model for other companies’

The introduction of long-term share-based incentives for executives at Weir Group, one of the UK's largest engineering outfits, "could be a model for other companies", according to the chairman of the...
Persimmon

26 April, 2018

Persimmon AGM vote sees investors slam executive mega-payouts

The level of shareholder frustration and anger at Persimmon’s huge executive bonus payouts was made clear at its AGM, with the majority either voting against or abstaining from signing off its remun...
Credit Suisse

16 April, 2018

Credit Suisse faces further ructions over boardroom pay

Credit Suisse Group has become the latest company to face opposition over pay for executives, according to reports. The banking group has changed is executive pay scheme, but