While the UK’s charities are by and large being more transparent about pay, an article in Monday’s Sun proves that the issue isn’t going to just go away.   As Monday’s Sun illustrates only too well the debate about senior executive pay is not exclusive to charities, nor has it gone away. The pay of University […]

June 10th, 2015

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ICSA asked me for my ‘tuppence’ worth on governance challenges facing charities this year, and looking forward, as part of a bigger article they were writing.  The full article can be found here and my responses to their questions are below: What do you think has been the most significant governance development over the past 12 […]

November 19th, 2014

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Since publication of the Inquiry report into the pay of charity senior executives I’ve been asked several times about how the Inquiry’s recommendations for charities sit against expectations in the private and public sectors. To help answer the question I have prepared a chart for charities to see how they compare against these sectors.  Space […]

August 1st, 2014

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Sooner or later, it seems, every sector experiences the glare of the media spotlight over pay. For charities, the most recent spotlight moment was last summer, when a succession of media stories highlighted the high pay levels of some charity chief executives. In response, NCVO set up a new inquiry into levels of senior remuneration. […]

May 2nd, 2014

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