Directors Remuneration

Director remuneration has been scrutinised in recent times. Large pay packets can seem very out of place in a tight economy. This feature looks at the need for transparency and justification around how directors are being paid. It is important to be clear who deserves what and why. The main parties watching the remuneration figures are the media, the public, and company shareholders. Our experts discuss the issue of accountability and look at changes in reporting systems. They give their opinions on the way remuneration packages are put together and how problems could be resolved.

Good governance, company performance, and director payCaroline Newsholme

Corporate governance issues – Clearly defining remunerationRob Wirszycz

Business communication about director pay is importantCaroline Newsholme

Financial Reporting in 5 years timeCaroline Newsholme

Governance model: Public accountabilityPhilip Quigley

The benefit of greater clarity in reportingCaroline Newsholme

Directors don’t take a short-term viewSarah Hawes


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Caroline Newsholme

Partner, Nabarro
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Rob Wirszycz

Chairman, Director, Advisor & Mentor
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Philip Quigley

Partner - National Head of Transaction, Assurance & Business Services, Smith & Williamson
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Sarah Hawes

Professional Support Lawyer - Corporate, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

People just want to understand that directors are worth it
Caroline Newsholme