Wall Street

17 August, 2018

US chief executive pay surges 17.6%

Chief executive pay in the US has surged significantly, growing by 17.6% from 2016–17, according to figures from a think-tank. The rise takes the average CEO-to-worker pay ratio to 312 to 1, risi...
executive pay, remuneration, pay ratios

15 August, 2018

Chief executive pay up 11%, despite rising opposition

Median pay for a FTSE 100 chief executive rose 11% in 2017, according to new research. The median pay for a CEO in the top 100 companies has now reached £3.93m per year, according to
executive pay, remuneration

14 August, 2018

Investors tougher on pay in latest voting season

The UK has seen a significant rise in the number of investor revolts against remuneration reports, according to figures published by Big Four accounting firm Deloitte. The news will support the vie...
CSR, corporate social responsibility

25 July, 2018

When doing good garners bad press

In 2016, US companies donated a total of $18.6bn to charity. That s...
Royal Mail

20 July, 2018

Shareholders reject Royal Mail’s remuneration report

Royal Mail yesterday saw one of the biggest shareholder revolts over a remuneration report of any company listed in the UK. Investors voted 70.17% against a report, which had included a "golden hel...
Australian Stock Exchange, ASX

17 July, 2018

Australian CEO pay scales new heights

Chief executive pay in Australian has hit "record highs", according to research which found that pay for CEOs in the ASX 100 rose by 12.4% in 2017. Median pay for an ASX 100 chief executive is now ...
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...