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IoD responds to BEIS consultation on executive pay

10 May 2018

Last month the Business Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee launched a consultation on executive pay. While a perception of excessive executive pay has been an issue for a number of years, public disquiet over the issue has increased in recent years as executive pay at the UK’s very largest listed companies has continued to rise. 

The IoD recognises that excessive executive pay is an issue and it can have a damaging effect on companies, especially in terms of public trust in business. IoD’s response to the consultation addresses the questions outlined by the Committee and provides further thinking on the topic of executive pay.

Read our full response here