FTSE, investors, shareholders

7 November, 2017

Investors turn the screws over toned-down executive pay awards

FTSE350 companies have been given notice by shareholders that a trend to cut variable pay awards for executives should continue into 2018. The warning came from the
AA, Bob Mackenzie

25 October, 2017

Former AA chairman Bob Mackenzie faces bonus repayment demand

Breakdown service the AA has demanded the repayment of more than £1m in bonuses from former chairman Bob Mackenzie following news of a previously undisclosed "public altercation", according to report...
Interserve

25 September, 2017

Interserve chief’s payoff elicits investor criticism following profit warning

The severance pay of former Interserve chief executive Adrian Ringrose has been criticised following the company’s share price collapse. Ringrose stepped down as chief executive at the end of Aug...
Sterling, pound

18 August, 2017

‘Shareholder spring’ dents FTSE100 remuneration rise

A reprise of the "shareholder spring" last year has seen more modest remuneration for the UK’s top company directors, according to research from the Investment Association. However, dissent among th...
Specialist Pay Consultants, remuneration

17 August, 2017

Specialist pay consultants and their relationship with the Remco

In recent years, two questions have become prominent in companies’ discussions on governance: How much should we pay executives, and how should we pay them? In answe...
executive pay, pay, remuneration, pay ratios, corporate governance, finance

3 August, 2017

FTSE100 CEO pay falls but much further to go, say governance experts

A fall in the average FTSE100 CEO pay packet has been welcomed as a “step in the right direction”, although the ratio between them and the pay of their employees remained extremely high at 129 to ...
Tokyo, Japan, Japan's boards

10 July, 2017

Japan’s boards face criticism over former executives’ retirement perks

Japan's corporate boards are coming under increasing pressure from shareholders to be more transparent regarding the salaries and roles of former executives. For more than 20 years, boards in Japan...
Secret NED

19 May, 2017

The Secret NED on the trials of the remuneration chair

So let’s start with a quick question: Why did the chicken cross the road? Answer: To avoid being chair of remuneration! Is remuneration the poisoned chalice of the boardroom? I speak from pers...
company reporting, annual reports, annual reporting

22 February, 2017

Watchdog confirms call for new powers over company directors

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Pay inequality

9 December, 2016

Remuneration guidance published

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