UK watchdog cracks down on excessive boardroom pay

Businesses are being told to reconsider the way they calculate executive compensation as bumper bonuses continue to face a considerable public backlash in the UK. In its updated 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) said remuneration committees should consider how much their broader workforce is pay when calculator the salaries of…

Can Stratex win over the market with West Africa? An interview with CEO Tim Livesey (STI)

Despite recently announcing a landmark deal and major operational developments, gold miner Stratex (LSE:STI) continues to trade at 0.44p. This is surprising when you consider that most of the company’s current £3m market cap is covered by its cash balance. Stratex has made a significant effort to reposition itself this year by boosting cash, hiring…