New rules on directors’ remuneration now in force

On 1 October 2013, radical changes to the way in which executive pay is disclosed and reported, including the requirement for a binding shareholder vote on a company’s pay policy, came into force.

These reforms are in response to the ongoing scrutiny of both the quantum and structure of directors’ remuneration and are intended to make companies more accountable for their remuneration policies. Companies subject to the new regime should already be preparing for the next reporting season to ensure compliance with the new regulations.

The format for the directors’ remuneration report will now comprise three parts…

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