trading screen, shares, stocks, equities, institutional investors

26 February, 2018

Share buybacks: a question of governance?

The common practice of share buybacks is on the UK government’s agenda. In late January the department for business, energy and industrial strategy (BEIS) annou...
Persimmon

8 February, 2018

Redrow chairman slams mega-payout for Persimmon CEO

A huge bonus for Persimmon chief executive Jeff Fairburn has been lambasted by the chairman of rival housebuilder Redrow. Steve Morgan said that Persimmon's £110m bonus scheme, of which CEO Jeff F...
Persimmon

10 January, 2018

Persimmon CEO defends bumper bonus scheme

The chief executive of housebuilder Persimmon has defended a widely criticised remuneration scheme that will give him a bonus of more than £100m. Persimmon's chairman Nicholas Wrigley, and remuner...
Persimmon

15 December, 2017

Persimmon chairmen resign over executive pay cap omission

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pay slip, wages, salary, remuneration

5 December, 2017

Remuneration committees’ remit broadened under revised UK Code

Wider workforce pay and policy influence, and details on how this relates to executive remuneration, would come under the remit of remuneration committees under a revised UK Corporate Governance Code....
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...