James Wates

27 March, 2018

Code for private companies will leave out executive pay

A new governance code for UK private companies will say nothing on executive pay, it has been revealed. The businessman leading the project to define a code for private companies has said that the ...
equal pay, gender pay gap

26 March, 2018

Companies warned of court action over gender pay gap reporting

Companies have been warned that they will face court action and potentially unlimited fines if they fail to comply with gender pay gap reporting requirements. The warning comes from the UK's Equali...
Jeff Immelt, GE

13 March, 2018

General Electric’s former CEO took big fall in pay prior to departure

General Electric's high-profile former chairman and chief executive Jeff Immelt saw his remuneration package fall considerably during his final months with the company, according to papers published b...

6 March, 2018

Remuneration issues under scrutiny after gender pay gap reports

One in three organisations that have gone through the process of writing gender pay gap reports are also looking to confront pay imbalances, a survey has found. The poll found that 32% of companies...
women in business, gender pay gap, gender diversity, equal pay

5 March, 2018

Gender pay gap reports published by only a fraction of companies

With a month to go before the deadline, only a fraction of the companies expected to produce gender pay gap reports have so far done so. The government said that around 9,000 organisations were exp...
Barclays

23 February, 2018

Barclays International reveals its gender pay gap of 48%

Barclays International, the investment bank, has revealed it has an average gender pay gap of 48%, a hefty differential illustrating the challenge facing financial services on equal pay. The figure...
corporate governance code

21 February, 2018

Could a revised governance code offer broader scope?

Just when it might seem that corporate governance debacles were receding into the past, along come two more as reminders that confidence in business can be fragile. Events at Persimmon (...
executive pay, remuneration policies

5 January, 2018

Fat Cat Thursday renews pressure over executive pay

The pressure on boards over executive pay was renewed yesterday when the day was declared "Fat Cat Thursday" by the UK's High Pay Centre, the day when the average pay of a FTSE 100 chief executive rea...
executive pay, remuneration, pay ratios

2 January, 2018

European CEO pay ratios highest in UK, France and Germany

Pay ratios of CEOs in the UK are higher than in any other European country, a study has revealed. The

20 December, 2017

Pearson tops list of shareholder revolts on remuneration

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