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The surprising relationship between company tax and executive pay

The surprising relationship between company tax and executive pay

Typical business logic says the firms that pay little or no company tax would also be paying their CEOs poorly, because their financial performance had been so poor. But is that what's happening? Professor of employment relations at Griffith University David Peetz crunches the numbers.

Mayne: Domain falls flat as Fairfax continues to duck and weave on executive pay

Mayne: Domain falls flat as Fairfax continues to duck and weave on executive pay

No one likes to see a CEO, particularly a former journalist, make more than $10 million firing thousands of staff, but that’s exactly what has happened at Fairfax.

The Fin ties itself in knots to justify exorbitant CEO pay

The Fin ties itself in knots to justify exorbitant CEO pay

Shareholders of CSL, rightly, told the board to go jump when the board proposed an enormous payrise for the CEO and directors. But don't expect to read that in the Financial Review.

Don’t cry for Rupert Murdoch

Don’t cry for Rupert Murdoch

What's a 41% pay-cut when your pay is in the millions.

Usual suspects top the exec pay list, not that they deserve it

Usual suspects top the exec pay list, not that they deserve it

The best performing CEOs, with the toughest jobs in super competitive sectors are able to create real earnings growth. It's the "name brand" executives who tend to deliver the worst performance and get the most pay.

Beware the clawbacks: govt to legislate on executive pay

Beware the clawbacks: govt to legislate on executive pay

The government will attempt to standardise executive pay reports in legislation this week, in order to disclose take-home pay for execs and to allow for bonuses to be clawed back in times of crisis.

It pays to be a CEO (but 8.9% less than it used to)

It pays to be a CEO (but 8.9% less than it used to)

The pay packets of ASX200 leaders fell in 2011, but options muddy the waters making it difficult to assess. We try our best to tally up the big salaries.

A day in the life of a billionaire

A day in the life of a billionaire

Journalist Kevin Roose covers Wall St shenanigans, but lives a fairly modest life himself. Except for one day when he lived like the CEOs he reports on, with a private jet and a $45,000 watch to boot.

Record protests as News Corp shareholders get rankings dead right

Record protests as News Corp shareholders get rankings dead right

The News Corporation votes are in and the record protest votes have duly been delivered. Records were smashed with as much as 80% of the independent shareholders voting to remove the Murdoch boys.

At last, something that makes sense on productivity

At last, something that makes sense on productivity

Australians are not slackers, are highly motivated and work harder than most other countries, according to a new productivity report.