TITLE

Shareholders could get binding vote on top pay

AUTHOR(S)
Tolley, Steve
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Money Marketing (Online Edition);3/14/2012, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the British government has proposed giving shareholders a binding vote on executive pay. It is stated that the Department for Business Innovation and Skills has published a consultation which suggests giving shareholders an annual binding vote on executive pay as well as increasing the level of support required in those votes for pay packages.
ACCESSION #
73593132

 

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