The recently released Report from the Government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) indicates greater representation of women in leadership roles in the five years to
The forensic examination of documents by the Hayne Royal Commission is likely to lead to additional demands being placed upon Remuneration Consultants and Board Remuneration Committees.
When it comes to executive remuneration there are multiple stakeholder commentators including government institutions such as ASIC and APRA, universities and think-tanks, remuneration consultants, proxy advisors, retail and institutional investors to name a few.
The decade since the Global Financial Crisis can be regarded as one of considerable change in relation to incumbency and reward.
In considering executive reward, stakeholders, be they shareholders, the Board, management, regulators or proxy advisers/consultants, often review information through a lens different to that of the Executive.
Two recent shareholder-initiated strikes, one at Telstra and the other at Tabcorp, potentially reflect different foundations leading shareholders to vote against their Remuneration Reports.
Companies need to identify ways to make annual general meetings (AGMs) transparent, ethical, and effective.
Senior executive’s fixed or come-to-work remuneration among Australia’s leading companies has been in decline over the last decade.
This article was triggered by an enquiry from Patrick Durkin of the Australian Financial Review, responding to comments by the former Treasurer, Wayne Swan, that Chief Executive pay is “out of control”.
Remuneration planning over the coming two years
Fair Work Commission’s decision on the minimum wage.
Does top pay attract the most capable?
Tax concessions for major corporations
Board renewal & effectiveness reviews