As firms rush to implement climate change and ESG principles, questions on pay and incentive arise. Recent research advises caution and offers guidance.
Remuneration committee articles
Articles, feature and reports from the ICAEW on executive remuneration and the work and responsibilities of the remuneration committee.
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Long term incentive schemes
The manner in which senior executives of large public companies are remunerated is a high-profile issue and one which is likely to become even more sensitive in the context of Coronavirus.
How to prepare for a successful remuneration policy renewal
New legislation and the UK Corporate Governance Code are forcing companies to consider a much wider agenda in the upcoming AGM season.
Booth and Booth
Family Companies and Section 994, Companies Act 2006 - most common grounds by far were exclusion of a shareholder from management of the business.
Last month, ICAEW and Hermes convened a senior panel of remuneration committee chairs and investors, along with Anna Turley, MP for Redcar, to explore how realigning executive pay can help to restore trust in business, reports Julia Root-Gutteridge, ICAEW Manager for Board Effectiveness.
A new approach to executive pay
In July 2019, ICAEW and Hermes convened a senior panel of remuneration committee chairs and investors to explore whether a new approach to executive pay is needed. Realigning executive pay is an essential part of restoring trust in business.
One year into gender pay gap reporting
The Gender Pay Gap Reporting Regulations came into force in April 2017 and so by now all organisations employing over 250 relevant employees have published (or should have) two annual reports. The reports consist of six metrics that quantify the difference in hourly pay and bonuses for men and women as well as the percentage of men and women in the highest and lowest earning quartiles of the workforce.
How to end excessive pay
Excessive pay has been a growing source of public anger in recent years. Despite being snobbishly dismissed as populist prejudices, public perceptions of executive pay practices are largely accurate.
The public are obsessed with high executive pay. We take a look at why.
The revised code focuses on the crucial themes of stakeholder engagement, culture, diversity and remuneration.