UK - Details of directors' pensions should be included in company annual reports, the Trade Union Congress claims.
A TUC report into pension arrangements at top UK firms found more than half of directors in final salary schemes were accruing one 30th of their salary – twice as generous as terms offered to most employees.
As shareholders gear up for the proxy voting season remuneration – including pension packages – is expected to top the agenda.
Pension deals for directors at mining company Anglo American, publisher Reed Elsevier and TV giant Carlton have been highlighted as possible causes of concern for shareholders.
Businesses are experiencing auto-enrolment data error rates of up to 50%, posing questions over the reliability of pension records, Pensionsync says.
A nationwide survey of committee and local pension board members of the Local Government Pension Scheme has revealed high levels of confidence in all areas of their responsibility.
UK inflation unexpectedly rose to 2.7% in August, beating analysts' expectations of a drop to 2.4% from 2.5% the previous month.