City of London, financial, banking

18 September, 2017

UK companies face higher risk of activist action

UK companies are 32% more likely to be targeted by activist investors than European counterparts, according to the latest research from professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal (A&M). Th...
Sports Direct, Keith Hellawell

7 September, 2017

Hellawell narrowly retains Sports Direct chair after shareholder vote

Sports Direct’s chairman has narrowly survived a vote by independent shareholders to remain in the role. Keith Hellawell received 53.24% of votes at the sports retailer’s 2017 AGM,
Sterling, pound

18 August, 2017

‘Shareholder spring’ dents FTSE100 remuneration rise

A reprise of the "shareholder spring" last year has seen more modest remuneration for the UK’s top company directors, according to research from the Investment Association. However, dissent among th...
Burberry London

10 July, 2017

Burberry faces remuneration opposition from shareholders

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