Executive/boardroom pay

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  • Consultation launched into corporate governance, executive pay and representation at board level

    Date:
    28 August 2017
    Type:
    Consultations

    The Government has launched a consultation into improving corporate governance, focusing on executive pay, strengthening shareholder influence and employee representation at board level, and raising minimum standards and reporting for large privately-held businesses.

  • Gender pay gaps and the Met Police chief's decision to take a "pay cut"

    Date:
    12 April 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    New Metropolitan Police commissioner Cressida Dick has opted to take a lower salary than that of her predecessor Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe. Ruth Thomas, senior consultant for reward specialist Curo Compensation, asks whether the new police chief is setting a good example or exacerbating gender pay inequality.

  • MPs call for executive pay ratios and workers on remuneration committees

    Date:
    5 April 2017
    Type:
    News

    Workers will be represented on remuneration committees and employers will have to publish the ratio between executive and median pay, if MPs on an influential select committee get their way.

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

    Date:
    4 January 2017
    Type:
    News

    Some top executives earn more than £1,000 an hour and will have made more money by the first Wednesday of 2017 than a typical UK worker earns all year, according to claims from the High Pay Centre.

  • Companies may have to reveal CEO pay gap

    Date:
    29 November 2016
    Type:
    News

    The Government has launched a consultation on measures that could force companies to reveal the gap in earnings between their CEO and the average employee.

  • Pay and the employment contract: local authority

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Additional information on pay and the employment contract for local authority employers, including pay rates; pay policy statements under the Localism Act 2011; employees whose remuneration is above £50,000; and publishing salary data under the Local government transparency code 2015.

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