"What the heck is a NED?"

I was training one of our junior members of staff, and she asked what a Non-Executive Director (NED) does, and why? I thought this question was worth addressing.

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Will millennials change executive pay

You are more likely to have celebrated with a chocolate bunny than a visit to your local church. If you are less than 30 years old, you may not even know where that church is. Is the same true of capitalism?

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City & Financial Global Remuneration Summit

The focus of the summit this year was primarily on the removal of the cap on bankers’ bonuses - one of the issues at the top of the agenda for Heads of Reward managing incentive compensation in financial institutions across the UK.

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The Canary in the Coalmine

I raise the subject of the canary because it has great relevance to incentive compensation design. It will most likely signal the beginning of yet another economic cycle, just as the failure of did on 18th May 2000...

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The Night Shift

I am an advisor to Boards on executive pay and, as such, I am used to seeing people earning ‘big bucks’. On this occasion, though, I want to shine a light on the role of people who aren’t - in this example, an emergency doctor.

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Remuneration Committees Need to Build Back Trust

Investors must wonder if they are speaking loudly enough after the 2021 annual general meeting (AGM) season. Of the FTSE 350 companies that put forward a new remuneration policy, 23 of them received 20% or more votes against their remuneration policy.

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