Time to rethink executive share options
Share options as a form of executive reward have been much maligned in recent years. As a result, their usage has dropped away in Australia, as well ... more
Internal pay equity approaches and checklist
Significant pay inequities among executives and between executives and other employees can cause significant strife (see article HERE).
Employee Share Trusts and FBT
We have had the unfortunate experience too many times of being called in to advise on employee and executive equity plans after a company has already ... more
Want high pay for low performance? Then hire a US compensation consultant
Because Guerdon Associates prides itself on independence of thought and impartial advice, we feel brave enough to report on research that may otherwis... more
The influence of proxy advisory firms on executive remuneration
Many Australian board directors are wary of proxy advisory firms.
Listed companies with a greater than 10% negative vote on their remuneration repo... more
External CEO recruitment impacts remuneration levels
Various studies have indicated that the proportion of CEOs being hired from outside relative to those being promoted from inside companies are increas... more
Australian “self-regulation” a better way to improve performance measure disclosure compliance?
In Australia listed companies are required to disclose the performance conditions used in executive incentive plans and explain why the performance co... more
Remuneration Committee roles and responsibilities checklist
The role of the remuneration committee is to have an appropriate reward policy that attracts and motivates executives to achieve the long-term interes... more