Executive pay

Directors’ rights and responsibilities under CJRS

On 4 April HM Revenue and Customs published new guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). Up until now,...

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Government urged to take equity stake in airlines to protect jobs

23 Mar 2020

EasyJet's £174m dividend payout attracts criticism while negotiations aimed at rescuing the coronavirus-hit aviation sector continue.

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British Airways warns of sweeping job cuts in response to coronavirus

13 Mar 2020

Airlines scramble for immediate cost cuts as Covid-19 and travel bans hit aviation sector.

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Employees on boards do not restrict CEO pay

11 Mar 2020

Having an employee representative on the board does not necessarily mean that a CEO’s pay will be reduced, according to...

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Huge public sector redundancy payouts revealed despite ‘ban’

24 Feb 2020

Level of payouts far in excess of stated government cap of £95,000.

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Lloyds staff struggling with money, according to union survey

10 Feb 2020

Almost a third of workers at Lloyds Bank are struggling financially, according to a confidential union survey seen by The...

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Workers afraid to discuss pay because of secrecy clauses

15 Jan 2020

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

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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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