Business, City of London

29 August, 2018

Shareholder revolts against remuneration reports rise

Revolts against remuneration reports look on course to increase significantly, according to figures from the Investment Association. By the end of July the Public Register of shareholder resolution...
executive pay, remuneration, pay ratios

15 August, 2018

Chief executive pay up 11%, despite rising opposition

Median pay for a FTSE 100 chief executive rose 11% in 2017, according to new research. The median pay for a CEO in the top 100 companies has now reached £3.93m per year, according to
Australian Stock Exchange, ASX

17 July, 2018

Australian CEO pay scales new heights

Chief executive pay in Australian has hit "record highs", according to research which found that pay for CEOs in the ASX 100 rose by 12.4% in 2017. Median pay for an ASX 100 chief executive is now ...
executive pay, remuneration

3 July, 2018

Boardroom pay rising in the US, according to survey

Median boardroom pay in the US has risen, breaking through to $300,000 (£227,800). The news comes in a survey o...
Vince Cable

25 June, 2018

Lib Dem leader backs more action on executive pay

Britain has further to go in reforming corporate governance, according to Vince Cable, leader of the UK's Liberal Democrat party. Writing in business paper City AM, Cable said executive pa...
Costa Coffee

20 June, 2018

Whitbread’s demerger pay plan under fire from investor advisors

Shareholders have been advised to vote against the remuneration policy behind the demerger of hospitality group Whitbread from coffee chain Costa Coffee. PIRC, the shareholder advisory body, has to...
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...
remuneration, remco, pay

1 June, 2018

Remcos must be reformed to reign in executive pay

When publishing the corporate governance reform green paper in 2016, UK prime minister Theresa May described the UK as an “established international leader in corporate governance”. Finalising ...
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...
Secret Ned, gender pay gap reporting

18 May, 2018

The gloves are off: gender pay gap reporting and dirty tricks

How do cheating at cricket, the values of a world-class boxer and executive pay all connect? In the news recently was the Aussie ball-tampering incident, involving the application of sandpaper to c...