Tags: Bonus

Deborah Rees: From the academy to the first team; lessons in business and reward from elite sport

From the junior academy through the reserves to the first team, and from base pay through bonuses, long term plans, recognition and those non-financial incentives, this article will look at the parallels and necessary steps that reward, talent and senior management will have to take in order to realise the same benefits in the wider commercial world.

Bonus payments tumble for top bosses

Company Directors have seen their bonuses shrink by an average of 23% (from £64,594 to £49,767) over the last 12 months, according to new salary data published today by CMI (the Chartered Management Institute) and XpertHR. The National Management Salary Survey 2014 shows that rewards for most top bosses have not mirrored ‘runaway pay’ headlines,…

Non-exec directors seeing their fees flatline after 5 years of growth

Non-executive directors in FTSE100 companies are seeing an end to the increases in their fees experienced after the financial crisis, according to a new report by PwC.  PwC’s research reveals that the base board fees for non-executive director roles in the FTSE100 are beginning to plateau after several years of rises, as companies try to…

71% of employees would rather have a cash bonus than a Christmas party

The planning started weeks ago and the date is already in the diary for the work Christmas party – but the majority of work partygoers would rather have the cash, new research from MetLife Employee Benefits shows. Its nationwide study of employees found 71% would rather have the cash the company spends per head as…

Natalie Vescia: How to avoid the festive season performance slump

As we’re now firmly in the fourth quarter of the year, many businesses are turning their attentions towards end of year targets and recognising the efforts of their employees. End of year festivities such as Christmas shopping, client events and office parties can distract employees from the task at hand and lead to festive cheer,…

‘Auto-bonus’ culture grips UK companies

Short-term cash incentives, or annual bonuses, have become the norm for workers at the majority of UK companies with 94 per cent of those surveyed offering an annual incentive to a broad range of their employee base, according to research by professional services company Towers Watson. Despite challenging economic conditions, businesses admitted that over the past…