remuneration remuneration  /rɪ ˌmju nə ˈreɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) the act of paying for goods or services or to recompense for losses
  2. (n) something that remunerates



  1. Even with that substantial bump, Sarkozy's new remuneration won't be the envy of many of his international peers.
  2. Future remuneration will be more closely tied to the banks' long-term performance.
  3. Compensation, whether the weekly pay of wage slaves or risky executive remuneration like stock options, is usually taxed as regular income at rates as high as 35%.


  1. WPP Shareholders Approve CEO Sorrell's Compensation

    A majority of WPP shareholders voted in favor of company chief Martin Sorrell’s new remuneration package with 80.6 percent of them casting ballots to approve it. The vote at WPP’s annual meeting in London today comes after 60 percent of shareholders rejected his compensation scheme last year. As a result, Sorrell—who earned almost $28 million last year—is now taking a $235,000 pay cut off his ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: AdWeek

  2. Kenyan Lawmakers Accept Pay Cut, Luxury Car Allowance

    Following a public outcry, Kenyan lawmakers have agreed to lower their salaries but will still get a bonus to buy a luxury car. Kenya's Salaries and Remuneration Commission says that after negotiations, members of parliament have agreed to accept salaries of about $75,000 per year. That's a steep cut from the $120,000 that parliament members earned last year. However, the commission says the ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Voice of America

  3. Marks & Spencer CEO's pay package falls one third

    LONDON (Reuters) - The chief executive of Britain's largest clothing retailer Marks & Spencer saw his overall remuneration package fall by a third in 2012-13, a year when the firm posted its lowest annual ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance


  1. Speaking during a visit to Suffolk, Mr Brown said: "I am determined that we pursue, if necessary by legal action, cases where too much money has been taken out in cases where there is less justification that has been claimed for remuneration."
    on Feb 26, 2009 By: Gordon Brown Source: Sky News

  2. Sir Fred wrote that Lord Myners was aware of the arrangement in autumn: "I was told that the topic of my pension was specifically raised with you by both the chairman of the RBS remuneration committee and the group chairman and you indicated that...
    on Feb 26, 2009 By: Fred Goodwin Source: Times Online

  3. "We have to make a choice in Europe: Do we want to have a strong music, film and games industry? Then we should give industry legal certainty, content creators a fair remuneration and consumers broad access to a rich diversity of content...
    on Jan 7, 2008 By: Viviane Reding Source: Net4now

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