UK - Shareholders in household cleaning products firm Reckitt Benckiser have been urged to vote against the company's remuneration report.
Investor lobby group Pensions Investment Research Consultants claim the chief executive received options and share awards of more than nine times salary in 2003 – on top of a bonus of three times salary.
Association of British Insurers guidelines recommend options and shares be limited to four times salary over 10 years.
PwC, KPMG, EY and Deloitte must break up their consultancy and audit businesses into distinct firms to provide greater focus on the "most challenging and objective audits", the competition watchdog has said.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has released its first batch of guidance setting out how the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) conversion legislation may be used to resolve unequal payments.
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