Executive pay

Senior partner criticises high pay for new lawyers

Senior partner at Pinsent Masons Richard Foley says six-figure salaries for newly qualified lawyers are unsustainable.

The impact of Covid-19 on senior executives’ contracts

20 Oct 2020

Senior executives' relationship with new employers is changing as they look to safeguard their positions against a background of instability.

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Covid-19 crisis behind rapid boardroom changes at property firms

12 Oct 2020

There has been a sharp rise in boardroom changes at UK property companies over the past six months in response to the coronavirus crisis.

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‘Maximum wage’ would fund pay rise for low earners

8 Oct 2020

More than half of the public (54%) would support the introduction of a ‘maximum wage’ in order to tackle excessive...

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Febrile mood will lead to sackings, whistleblowing and disputes

7 Oct 2020

As the UK heads into a worrying winter, Charlie Thompson examines the risks for senior teams as they manage the...

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Deloitte partners to take major pay cut

1 Oct 2020

Partners at professional services giant Deloitte in the UK are set for a 17% pay cut because of the Covid-19 pandemic's impact.

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‘Love contracts’? Managing personal relationships at work

10 Sep 2020

While the coronavirus lockdown may have cooled some simmering office romances over recent months, it’s well known that many personal...

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Why service agreements matter in the Covid-19 era

21 Aug 2020

Too often service agreements only attract attention when employers are contemplating dismissal or selling the business. They deserve more attention, writes Dean Fuller.

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Short-term executive pay cuts won’t solve high pay culture

5 Aug 2020

Temporary pay cuts taken by chief executives during the coronavirus pandemic won’t solve excessive pay and bonus culture, according to...

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Pay rise budgets axed as employers slash costs

9 Jul 2020

Insurance, banking and financial services among sectors where pay and conditions are least affected by Covid-19 pandemic.

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Reducing CEO pay ‘would fund significant pay rises for low earners’

29 Jun 2020

Reducing top executives’ pay by 3% could fund a median pay rise of £2k for FTSE 350 companies’ lowest earners.

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Construction, automotive and hospitality firms reopen sites

23 Apr 2020

Construction giant Taylor Wimpey, which has announced a phased reopening of its building sites from Monday 4 May, is among...

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Rules for furloughed directors ‘muddled and contradictory’

16 Apr 2020

The government has been accused of providing conflicting advice over what activities directors can carry out while furloughed.

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One in four FTSE 100 bosses has taken a pay cut

15 Apr 2020

One in four bosses of FTSE 100 companies has taken a pay cut during the coronavirus crisis, according to research...

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Directors’ rights and responsibilities under CJRS

9 Apr 2020

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

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