FTSE index sign

6 January, 2021

CEO pay: FTSE 100 bosses earn median annual wage in 34 hours

Today is the day the average FTSE 100 chief executive will have earned as much as a worker on median pay makes in a year. In fact the
Employees sitting on differing piles of coins

18 December, 2020

Pay ratio reports: boards challenged to reveal how they will use data

The High Pay Centre has urged boards to explain how they will use the information gathered for pay ratio reports and renewed calls for legislation to introduce workers on boards. Researchers from t...
A pile of hundred dollar bills

21 August, 2020

Average US CEO pay increases to $21.3m

While remuneration may be flat for chief executives in the FTSE 100, their colleagues in the US continue to see stellar rises in their pay packets. A new study reveals that average US CEO pay in th...
Executive pay, remuneration, high pay, ethics

6 January, 2020

FTSE 100 CEOs ‘earn average worker’s annual salary in three days’

It’s New Year and one of the first governance issues to emerge is executive pay. Think tank the High Pay Centre and the CIPD, a professional body for HR specialists, calculate that the “typical”...
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25 November, 2019

Conservatives focus on executive pay and audit reform

Executive pay will be in the crosshairs of a new Tory government, should Boris Johnson be elected as prime minister, according to
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7 November, 2018

Germany launches new governance code

The debate in Germany over executive pay has reached a climax with the publication of a new corporate governance code, which includes measures to address rising levels of remuneration. The German C...
Pay inequality, remuneration, executive pay, performance pay, executive rewards

14 June, 2018

New UK CEO pay-ratio reporting laws announced

All UK-listed companies with more than 250 employees in the UK will have to report annually on the difference in pay between their chief executive officer (CEO) and their average UK worker, under plan...
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...