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This new book from the Institute of Economic Affairs was published on 8 May 2019. It is a collection of essays on executive pay, providing fascinating insights into the nature of high pay and making a compelling contribution to one of today’s most contentious issues. The book is edited by Professor Len Shackleton of the…

May 29, 2019 Read more >

Some non-executive directors (NEDs) also provide consulting services to the companies on whose boards they sit and to others. How will the proposed changes to IR35 affect the provision of those consulting services? HMRC published a consultation paper Off-payroll working rules from April 2020 on 5  March 2019. The consultation period closed on 28 May…

May 29, 2019 Read more >

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) together with the Chartered Institute of Accountants have recently published a guide to help improve financial reporting within smaller listed and AIM quoted companies. It is specifically aimed as a guide for Audit Committee members and provides top tips for the members to consider and ask themselves (including questions which…

May 29, 2019 Read more >

This is a summary of an article written by Robin Ferracone, CEO of Farient Advisors, MM&K’s US partner in the Global Governance and Executive Compensation Group (GECN). Proxy advisers, such as Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), review company disclosures and provide cost-effective, independent research and voting recommendations to institutional investors, using the investors’ own voting guidelines.…

May 29, 2019 Read more >

Whether you think in these terms or not, the way a company sets up, manages and then settles its bonus plans will have a direct impact on the behaviour of people within the organisation. Here are five thinking points in respect of creating successful bonus plans for 2019 and beyond: 1. Be clear about the…

May 29, 2019 Read more >

MM&K hosted its annual golf day on 21st May again at Hankley Common Golf Club in Surrey. We were pleased to have 22 clients and friends of MM&K come and join us to play a well contested four ball competition in the morning. Some hardy souls managed to play more golf in the afternoon after…

May 22, 2019 Read more >

This month MM&K Launched its 24th annual Compensation Survey for the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Industry.  The 2019 Survey will provide participants with information on both quantum and structure in respect of salary, bonus plans, carried interest plans and co-investment plans. Through participation in our survey, participants will obtain data which allows them…

April 29, 2019 Read more >

Legally, the reporting of the Gender Pay Gap (“GPG”) is only required by companies that have 250 or more employees who are based in England, Scotland or Wales. However, there are some important lessons for all organisations in respect of remuneration and the issue of divergence on gender pay can become an issue for any…

April 23, 2019 Read more >

In early April, MM&K held a PE/VC Breakfast Seminar for the participants in its last three PE/VC Compensation Surveys. At the seminar the 2018 Landscape of the Private Equity / Venture Capital industry was discussed. We also discussed the outlook on what 2019 may hold for the industry. Prior to the event, MM&K organised a…

April 20, 2019 Read more >

HMRC recently made new announcements about tax-advantaged Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) share options in its Employment Related Securities Bulletin 31 (21 March 2019) and in updated Share Valuations guidance (1 April 2019). Errors in notification of EMI options to HMRC When a company grants an EMI option, it must notify HMRC of the grant through…

April 18, 2019 Read more >

On 10 April 2019, the Government laid before Parliament a new set of revisions to the Directors’ Remuneration Reporting Regulations (DRRR or “Schedule8”). After the wholesale revision to the DRRR in 2013, the regulations remained pretty much unchanged until July, 2018. The 2018 Companies (Miscellaneous Reporting) Regulations then introduced a number of changes to the…

April 17, 2019 Read more >

The deadline for submitting annual online employee share plan returns to HMRC for the tax year ended 5 April 2019 is 6 July 2019.  This is also the deadline for registering new plans which were first operated during that tax year. We recommend that companies should try to complete registrations and annual returns well before…

April 16, 2019 Read more >

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