Performance-related pay

The impact of Covid-19 on senior executives’ contracts

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

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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Reward and recognition? The future of pay after coronavirus

12 Jun 2020

We want to give key workers a pay rise, while an unprecedented quarter of the UK workforce has had the...

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How rewarding staff in small firms need not be costly

10 Mar 2020

When it comes to rewarding employees, most people automatically think of financial incentives: high salaries, bonuses and generous pension schemes....

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New teachers to receive £6,000 boost to attract the ‘best’

2 Sep 2019

Starting salaries for teachers will reach as much as £30,000 by the 2022-23 academic year under a range of plans announced today.

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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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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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Pay: Why companies need to figure out what’s “fair”

14 Nov 2017

The introduction of pay ratio disclosures, further likely regulation on the remit of remuneration committees, and stakeholder voice within the...

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Senior leaders score badly in people management

22 Jun 2017

UK employees give their senior leadership low marks on key aspects of people management, such as developing future leaders, gaining...

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Is legislation the answer to fat cat bonuses and poor corporate governance?

27 Jan 2017

With employee representation off the agenda, should the Government bring in new corporate governance regulations to make executive pay fairer...

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Are bonuses becoming more like a service charge than a tip?

10 Jan 2017

As the bonus season begins, Gerry O’Neill looks at whether the annual “incentive” has become less of a discretionary gratuity...

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Top bosses earn more than average UK salary by first week of the year

4 Jan 2017

Some top executives earn more than £1,000 an hour and will have made more money by the first Wednesday of...

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Four ways to perfect your performance-related pay scheme

7 Sep 2016

Almost a quarter of pay awards each year are based on a measure of employee performance. Sheila Attwood looks at...

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The 2015 HR quiz of the year

16 Dec 2015

All up to date with employment law? Have your finger on the pulse of best HR practice? Then take our...

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