Cogs and wheels of compliance, rules, policies

23 February, 2021

Bonuses and bias: the risks of variable pay for compliance professionals

For many organisations, recent developments mean an accountable person responsible for compliance needs to be a board director. For some firms this might be the CEO, a legal director or a dedicated co...
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15 February, 2021

Adoption of ESG pay incentives ‘doubles over past two years’

In just two years the use of ESG pay incentives for executives has more than doubled, according to ISS ESG, the responsible investment arm of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). The company's...
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
Carlos Ghosn

30 November, 2018

Executive pay storms back onto corporate agenda

The media has just been through another executive pay frenzy. The Investment Association (IA), a body for investment managers, has issued new guidelines on pay which it wants implemented by companies;...
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 policies

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...