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Britain’s top director earned a year’s worth of the living wage in less than an hour Forty nine minutes after returning to work after the 2013 New Year break Britain’s highest paid director, Simon Peckham, Chief Executive of Melrose, earned as much as a worker on the living wage earns...
17 October 2014
Executive Excess provides a snapshot of top company directors’ pay and how it compares with that of their own employees in the FTSE 350. It finds that median total earnings for FTSE 100 top directors 100 were £3,195,353, while within the FTSE 250 median earnings for top directors were £1,284,361...
17 October 2014
In response to new research published today (Monday) by Incomes Data Services, which finds that FTSE 100 directors’ earnings rose by 21% over the last year, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “Now we know who is benefiting from the recovery, and as sure as anything it is not the...
13 October 2014
‘Democracy in the Workplace: Strengthening Information and Consultation’ is part of a wider TUC policy theme designed to give workers a say in how their companies are run. In theory, the Information and Consultation of Employees (ICE) regulations already give a workers perspective on major changes affecting the company. In...
17 July 2014
​The TUC book Beyond Shareholder Value: the reasons and choices for corporate governance reform is a collection of essays by authors from the City, politics, unions and academia, making the case for reforming the UK’s corporate governance system, which many believe is letting down businesses and the wider economy. The...
09 July 2014
The TUC has today (Tuesday) published a collection of essays by authors from the City, politics, unions and academia, making the case for reforming the UK’s corporate governance system, which many believe is letting down businesses and the wider economy.
08 July 2014
Commenting on Lloyds’ annual report published today (Thursday), in which the bank announced that its chief executive is to take his full bonus – despite the bank barely being back in profit and setting aside another £1.8bn for compensation as a result of its role in the PPI mis-selling scandal...
13 February 2014
Commenting on Barclays’ end of year results published today (Tuesday), TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
11 February 2014
The financial sector has paid out twice as much in bonuses since the crash than it has paid in corporation tax, the TUC says today (Tuesday) as Barclays announces its bonus pool for 2013/14.
11 February 2014
A survey of the voting and engagement records and processes of institutional investors.
25 November 2013

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