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
executive pay, remuneration, salary

29 March, 2018

Will a private company governance code really duck executive pay?

According to reports, executive pay is off the agenda for the corporate governance code for private companies in the UK. James Wates, chairman of Wates Construction and the man appointed by governm...
James Wates

27 March, 2018

Code for private companies will leave out executive pay

A new governance code for UK private companies will say nothing on executive pay, it has been revealed. The businessman leading the project to define a code for private companies has said that the ...
Larry Fink, BlackRock

19 March, 2018

BlackRock reveals more details on its engagement priorities

BlackRock, the world's largest investor, has attempted to put flesh on the bones of its CEO's statement in January about the topics it expects to prioritise for engagement this year. In a
ING, ING bank

13 March, 2018

ING banking group scraps pay rise for CEO after public outcry

Dutch banking group ING has withdrawn plans to give its chief executive a 50% pay rise because of opposition from customers, employees and other stakeholders, including the minister of finance. “...
Jeff Immelt, GE

13 March, 2018

General Electric’s former CEO took big fall in pay prior to departure

General Electric's high-profile former chairman and chief executive Jeff Immelt saw his remuneration package fall considerably during his final months with the company, according to papers published b...
Persimmon

23 February, 2018

Persimmon’s mega executive payouts curbed by 50%

Mega payouts lined up for Persimmon executives due to an unfettered bonus scheme have been reined in, the housebuilder has confirmed. After drawing criticism from a range of quarters for the scheme...
Pay inequality, remuneration, executive pay, performance pay, executive rewards

22 February, 2018

Why modesty is king when it comes to CEO remuneration

Vlerick Business School has developed a “rich” database, fed every year with data on all aspects of CEO remuneration (for example, remunerati...
corporate governance code

21 February, 2018

Could a revised governance code offer broader scope?

Just when it might seem that corporate governance debacles were receding into the past, along come two more as reminders that confidence in business can be fragile. Events at Persimmon (...
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...