Executive pay

Workers afraid to discuss pay because of secrecy clauses

Almost a fifth of workers don’t talk about their pay at work because they are not allowed, according to research...

2020 employment law: Eight action points for HR

8 Jan 2020

The new year begins with a new government, the prospect of Brexit and a number of employment law developments already...

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Executive pay ratio reporting an ‘opportunity’ to win employees’ trust

6 Jan 2020

Employers have been warned not to treat a new measure to encourage fair pay practices as a “tick-box” exercise and...

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Labour would help workers ‘take back control’

19 Nov 2019

A future Labour government would “rewrite the rules of our economy” and would help workers “take back control”, John McDonnell...

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Improve pensions equality or face shareholder rebellion, say investors

27 Sep 2019

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

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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.
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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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