Executive pay

Improve pensions equality or face shareholder rebellion, say investors

Organisations with directors who are paid more than 25% of their salary as a pension contribution could risk shareholder dissent...

Labour could ban City bonuses

6 Sep 2019

John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor, has said a future Labour government could ban bonuses in the City, unless the financial...

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Pressure to cut pension inequality at top firms bears fruit

29 Aug 2019

Shareholder pressure has led 30 FTSE 100 companies to cut their pension payments for executives over the past year.

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13% fall in CEO pay in 2018 revealed

21 Aug 2019

Median pay for chief executive fell by 13% between 2017 and 2018, according to an annual assessment of FTSE 100 pay packages released today.

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Heathrow faces summer disruption as workers vote to strike

12 Jul 2019

Heathrow airport could be shut down for several days this summer because of strike action by more than 4,000 workers.

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Church of England asset management report reveals huge pay gap

28 May 2019

Church Commissioners, the organisation that manages the assets of the Church of England, has a huge pay gap between its...

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Businesses are resisting worker representation on boards

3 May 2019

Prime minister Theresa May’s aspiration for employers to have more workers in boardrooms appear to have been thwarted by organisations...

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Iain Conn, Centrica chief executiv

Huge pay rise for Centrica chief executive

8 Apr 2019

The chief executive of Centrica, Iain Conn, gained a 44% rise in his salary last year, taking his pay to £2.42m.

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Executive pay: ‘Weak’ remuneration committees must do more

26 Mar 2019

Companies must do more to link executive pay to that of the rest of their workforce according to MPs who...

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Rebecca Long-Bailey

Remuneration committees are key to restraining executive pay

7 Feb 2019

The key to curbing soaring pay among senior executives is to ensure HR is properly represented on remuneration committees.
An...

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MPs want tougher reporting requirements on gender, ethnicity and executive pay

14 Jan 2019

More than two-thirds of MPs believe that reporting requirements on gender, ethnicity and executive pay are a “good start”, but...

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Five things to know about family leave in 2019

10 Jan 2019

The area of family rights will continue to be a hot topic in 2019, both in terms of new cases...

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Carolyn McCall, CEO of ITV

Fat Cat Friday: male CEOs paid nearly double their female counterparts

4 Jan 2019

The FTSE 100’s six female chief executives earn only 54% of the salary of their 94 male equivalents, exposing a...

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Reform remuneration committees for fairer executive pay

4 Jan 2019

Executive pay should be aligned more closely to the wider workforce and reflect both financial and non-financial performance, such as...

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Persimmon chief executive Jeff Fairburn

Persimmon ousts chief executive over bonus controversy

7 Nov 2018

The chief executive of one of the UK’s largest housebuilders, has left his role because the controversy over his £75m...

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