Shell

1 December, 2017

Shell reports gender pay gap of 22.2%

Energy giant Shell has revealed it pays women 22.2% less on average than its male staff, according to its
Women on boards, gender diversity

1 December, 2017

There’s no merit in untapped female talent for board roles

Has the C-suite truly bought into the business case that diversity makes us smarter? The short answer is that we’ve made some progress in the boardroom, but mainly o...
holiday pay, annual leave, remuneration

29 November, 2017

Landmark ruling on holiday pay could prove costly for business

Employees who are wrongly classified as self-employed contractors can claim back pay in respect of unpaid annual leave going back many years when their “worker” status is established, the European...
gender pay gap, women in business

22 September, 2017

Energy supplier SSE reveals growing gender pay gap

British energy supplier SSE has become the first FTSE 100 member to publish its
Burberry, Burberry shareholders

14 July, 2017

Burberry shareholders revolt against executive pay report

Close to one-third of shareholders voted against the remuneration report of global fashion brand Burberry at its AGM this week. The vote came after
Wall Street, Broad Street, New York

3 July, 2017

Pay of US bank CEOs outstrips that of global peers

New research reveals that US bank CEOs earn on average triple the salary of chief executives in banks elsewhere in the world. According to the
Morrisons supermarkets

16 June, 2017

Morrisons’ chairman clashes with shareholders over directors’ pay

Andrew Higginson, the chairman of supermarket chain Morrisons, has clashed with shareholders over executive pay. Yesterday shareholders voted 48.11% against the director's remuneration report. It i...
Office perks, slide

25 May, 2017

Giving out perks doesn’t necessarily lead to results

Research shows that when it comes to cogniti...
Larry Fink, BlackRock

22 May, 2017

Philanthropist challenges BlackRock over executive pay voting

BlackRock, the world's biggest fund manager, faces claims that it is too soft when it comes to voting on executive pay. Steve Silberstein, a multimillionaire tech entrepreneur and philanthropist, h...
executive pay, remuneration

26 April, 2017

Pay consultant argues LTIPs are ‘effective’, despite calls to end them

Long-term incentive plans (LTIPs) are an "effective tool" for integrating executive pay with performance, according to a leading remuneration consultant, despite calls from politicians for an end to s...