shareholder vote, shareholder dissent

13 November, 2019

ISS policy change puts nomcos under pressure to boost gender diversity

The chairs of UK nomination committees (nomcos) could face the ire of shareholders over gender diversity on their boards after proxy advisers
UK sterling coins

12 November, 2019

Top chairs see remuneration rise by 30% over past decade

Fees for board chairs and senior independent directors (SIDs) have risen while pay for non-executives have remained static, according to a new survey. Research by headhunting firm
remuneration, remco, pay, CEO pay, employee pay

15 October, 2019

Think tank calls for governance reform to encourage progress on employee pay

When remuneration comes up as a governance topic its usually when the spotlight is on the hefty sums paid to those around the boardroom table. New research from a think tank seeks to change that by pl...
executive pay

21 August, 2019

Shareholders ‘don’t understand executive remuneration policies’

Shareholders may not understand executive remuneration policies when they are presented for approval, according to a new report.
UK Corporate Governance Code

17 July, 2018

Investor urges boards to embrace worker representation set out by new code

Stronger representation of the workforce on the UK’s major company boards is one of the key highlights of the reconstituted Corporate Governance Code, according to commentators. The code sets out...
executive pay, remuneration, pay ratios

27 February, 2018

IoD seeks greater role for remcos over share buybacks

Remuneration committees should have responsibility for reporting on what happens to the pay packets of executives following a share buyback, according to the Institute of Directors (IoD). The IoD m...
Sir Win Bischoff, FRC, Financial Reporting Council, corporate governance

5 December, 2017

UK’s new governance code targets corporate culture, wider society and pay

A proposed new UK corporate governance code will stress the need for boards to consider their “contribution to wider society” and place new responsibilities on directors to manage company culture....
UK flag, UK government

4 September, 2017

UK government waters down plans to strengthen corporate governance

Watered-down proposals to improve the UK’s corporate governance regime have been
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...
company reporting, annual reports, annual reporting

22 February, 2017

Watchdog confirms call for new powers over company directors

[caption id="attachment_2435" align="alignleft" width="300"]