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    1. William Hill CEO’s 9% Raise Slammed by ISS Advisory Group

      William Hill CEO’s 9% Raise Slammed by ISS Advisory Group

      A 9.1 percent pay increase for new William Hill Plc Chief Executive Officer Philip Bowcock threatens to spark a shareholder rebellion at the U.K. bookmaking group. Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. , the advisory group that normally commands as much as 25 percent of shareholder support for its resolutions ahead of company annual general meetings, has advised William Hill investors to vote against the company’s remuneration report at its coming annual meeting...

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    2. Burberry Faces Investor Advisory Groups' Wrath on Executive Pay

      Burberry Faces Investor Advisory Groups' Wrath on Executive Pay

      Burberry Group Plc ’s executive compensation faces growing opposition after the U.K.’s Investment Association joined the chorus of critics ahead of the fashion company’s annual meeting, where shareholders are set to vote on its pay report. The group, which advises fund managers, has issued an alert about Burberry, according to a person familiar with the issue...

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    3. British Blue Chips Snub Investor Calls to Reveal CEO Pay Ratios

      British Blue Chips Snub Investor Calls to Reveal CEO Pay Ratios

      Some of Britain’s biggest companies are bucking calls to reveal more data about executive pay, risking a fresh rift with major investors who are urging the government to combat ballooning wage inequality. Four of the 16 FTSE 100 companies that responded to a Bloomberg survey -- GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca, Aviva and Anglo American -- said they won’t publish a breakdown of how much more their CEOs earn than the average worker, a measure backed by the Investment Association, whose members hold about a third of the stock represented in the benchmark index. While advocates say forcing companies to report pay ratios ...

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