Statement on BP shareholder vote
A great moment - be part of it
The 59% vote against BP's remuneration report is a remarkable and welcome development.
Remuneration committees have got to use what is called "discretion", that is, do their job.
The shareholders have said: you have gone too far, and this level of pay cannot be justified or accepted.
The board must think again.
Since 1 January 2017 the average FTSE 100 CEO has earned:
Income inequality in the UK
Wealth inequality in the UK
- Reality Bites - average FTSE100 CEO pay package down 17% on previous year
Political pressure, public disapproval and campaigning all combined to restrain pay at the top in 2016. But what next?
- CIPD/High Pay Centre survey of FTSE100 CEO pay packages 2016
Our joint annual survey of the state of top pay in the FTSE100
- A government which has lost its purpose
High Pay Centre response to the Queen’s Speech – 21 June 2017