Executive pay

Rebecca Long-Bailey

Remuneration committees are key to restraining executive pay

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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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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How rethinking executive pay can act as a catalyst for change

20 Sep 2018

Ahead of the introduction of executive pay ratio reporting regulations next year, Jason Stockwood looks at how CEO pay could...

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Top 10 HR questions August 2018 – Brexit and executive pay ratios

4 Sep 2018

While progress has been made in some areas of the Brexit negotiations, including agreement on the rights of EU citizens...

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CEO pay rises by 11% creating ‘substantial’ pay gap

15 Aug 2018

The average FTSE 100 CEO pay package increased by 11% between 2016 and 2017, while full-time workers saw only a...

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Executive pay ratio reporting: Six issues for employers to consider now

18 Jul 2018

New legislation will require UK quoted companies with more than 250 employees to publish the pay ratio between their CEO...

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Corporate governance code encourages board-level diversity and transparency

16 Jul 2018

A new corporate governance code, which aims to improve public trust in business, has urged employers to establish a culture...

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Executive pay ratio regulations come before parliament

11 Jun 2018

New laws requiring certain companies to publish the pay ratio between bosses and workers will be laid out in parliament...

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Pascal Soriot. Rex

Shareholder discontent grows over executive pay

21 May 2018

This year’s annual general meeting season has been marked by several significant rebellions by shareholders over senior employees’ pay and...

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EasyJet boss takes pay cut to show gender balance commitment

29 Jan 2018

EasyJet’s new chief executive is to take a pay cut to set his salary at the same level of that...

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Theresa May to tackle excessive bonuses that harm pension schemes

22 Jan 2018

Prime minister Theresa May has vowed to fine company bosses who award themselves excessive bonuses while failing to protect workers’...

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