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Marks & Spencer reward package for new CEO totals £8.5m

2 Feb 2010

Marks & Spencer has agreed to pay its new boss £8.5m for his first year in the job.

The high...

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Friday Podcast: Mental health and the workplace; Civil service compensation scheme

11 Dec 2009

HR news and analysis, including:

We talk to Lord McKenzie about the government’s mental health employment strategy
And we discuss...

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RBS chief exec’s £9.6m pay pot angers shareholders

22 Jun 2009

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is expected to reveal that it has agreed a £9.6m pay deal for its...

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Tesco staff bonuses top £98m in shares as retailer reports record £3bn profit

26 May 2009

More than 207,000 Tesco staff will share £98m in bonuses after the supermarket giant’s annual results showed profits had soared...

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Motivation schemes: Praising deeds

28 Apr 2009

Motivation schemes can seem extravagant when other HR resources are stretched by the recession, so how should they be adjusted...

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£7.2m share giveaway at Sky as broadcaster rewards long-term commitment

26 Feb 2009

Sky is to give thousands of permanent employees 100 free shares each to celebrate its 20th birthday, Personnel Today has...

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Staff share schemes could prove expensive as markets crash

17 Oct 2008

Staff share option schemes could cost employers millions of pounds under the current economic conditions, experts have warned.Organisations have been...

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Group Sipps can help executives clear shareholding hurdles

15 Aug 2008

By establishing a Group Self-Invested Personal Pension (Sipp) companies can make it easier for senior employees to satisfy company shareholding...

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Employee benefits: staff don’t appreciate the extras

16 Jun 2008

UK employees have no idea how much employers spend on benefits each year, research has found.A survey of 1,300 people,...

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£3,000 share payout for all employees at insurance firm Admiral

5 Mar 2008

Employees at Cardiff-based insurer Admiral will receive windfall of £3,000 worth of free shares, after profits shot up 24% to...

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PwC’s executive compensation report warns employers of dangers to brand, succession planning and talent management of decline in defined benefit pension schemes

11 Dec 2007

Employers could face greater risks with their employer brand, succession planning and talent management if future generations of employees retire...

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Ten senior managers pocketed millions from privatisation of defence technology business QinetiQ

28 Nov 2007

Ten senior managers pocketed millions from the privatisation of defence technology business QinetiQ – leaving the public purse short changed,...

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Car insurance group Admiral to hand out share windfall worth £3m to its employees

5 Sep 2007

Car insurance group Admiral will hand out a share windfall worth £3m to staff as it posted a 26% leap...

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Court of Appeal TUPE risks following a share sale

13 Jun 2007

Millam v The Print Factory (London) 1991 Limited

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Pension fund group Local Authority Pension Fund Forum demands that non-financial issues be linked to Shell directors’ remuneration

15 May 2007

Members of pension funds are being urged to vote against the remuneration report of Shell at its AGM on 15 May following...

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