When a compliance professional perceives their pay package may be reduced as a result of their actions, there is a risk of biased decisions.
ISS global trends report finds increased use of environmental and social pay metrics, with 51% of firms in France using at least one.
Research reveals average total remuneration for chairs in the top 150 FTSE companies stands at £404,776, while non-executive directors receive an average of £97,837.
Guidelines from investors, a Labour Party review and the arrest of Nissan’s chief executive have all put executive pay back in the headlines.
The Investment Association’s Public Register shows that the number of investor revolts against remuneration reports is on the rise.
High Pay Centre and CIPD research reveals that chief executive pay continues to rise, in spite of opposition.
Figures reveal that chief executive pay in Australia has reached record levels for the ASX 100.
Research finds that median boardroom pay in the US has risen to break through $300,000.
Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable advocates action on executive pay, short-term shareholders and the takeover regime.
Investors are advised to oppose a remuneration policy at Whitbread designed to incentivise its demerger from Costa Coffee.