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Shareholders could win the right to reject executive pay deals under European Commission proposals

Corporate shareholders across the European Union would gain the power to reject the pay deals of their executive employees under new proposals announced by the European Commission. 09 Apr 2014

Tax avoidance rather than executive pay top of public concerns about business behaviour for the first time

Concerns about potential tax avoidance have topped those about executive pay for the first time in six years, according to the 10th annual survey of the British public's attitudes about business ethics. 29 Nov 2013

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