Executive pay

Sharp rise in working poverty signals need for more employer support

Working poverty rates have risen across the entire country, according to a new report by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) think tank.

Pay gap reporting outstrips strategy in D&I efforts

The majority (88%) of businesses plan to report their ethnicity pay gap next year despite most (75%) not having a formal framework and analytics in place to tackle D&I.

Supreme Court's decision on care workers' pay offers HR clarity

The Supreme Court has ruled UK care workers who have to sleep at their workplace during their shift are not entitled to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for their whole shift.

The gender pay gap  - not just a squeeze on pockets

To progress on equality, we need more pay transparency.

12 months of 2020: August

In a year that has catapulted people professionals to the top of every agenda, our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2020.

FTSE 100 companies fail to address executive pay disparity despite pandemic cuts

The CIPD and the High Pay Centre have called for the reformation of FTSE 100 remuneration committees (RemCos) following the results of their latest executive pay report.

We need to start talking about the disability wage gap

Often when we speak of a wage or pay gap, the topic concerns the gender pay gap between men and women.

Corporate governance and exec remuneration at Thomas Cook

Questions need to be asked about whether board members had the best interests of the company at heart

Executive pay: Is RemCo discretion the answer?

Demonstrating that RemCos understand the wider workforce’s pay packages, powers to exercise discretion, and a willingness to act may go a long way towards addressing high pay issues

Executive pay: Pensions aren't the point

Focusing on aligning executives' pension contribution levels with the wider workforce will not solve ongoing issues with executive pay

Exec pay falls by 13% but gulf between top and bottom of firms remains "unacceptably wide"

Executive salaries remain far higher than those of the average worker despite a slight decrease over the past year, according to research from the CIPD and the High Pay Centre

Will linking exec bonuses to diversity at Uber actually work?

Uber’s bold move to link executive bonuses to diversity metrics has raised eyebrows, but is the criticism too harsh?