Towers Watson recently announced the appointment of a new leadership team for its Executive Compensation consulting business in Europe.


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By Patty Manko

communication resized 600Divorce mediation can go more smoothly when you have a legal adviser.

A legal adviser is a special type of lawyer -- one who is willing to consult with you as an integral part of the mediation process. While business lawyers have long served as consultants to their clients, divorce lawyers have traditionally been accustomed to taking over and handling the entire case.

But as more and more divorcing couples use mediation, the need for consulting lawyers has increased. As a result, many divorce lawyers...


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With the proxy season getting into full swing, shareholder support for companies’ say-on-pay resolutions remains high, while failed votes and negative proxy advisor voting recommendations are down from last year’s levels. These are just a few of the findings from our in-depth analysis of corporate pay disclosures filed thus far in 2014, which will be featured on our annual proxy webcast tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time.


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Diagnose Your Inefficiency Potholes

April 14, 2014

 

By ddiedrich

potholesMany employees tend to complain about work-related inefficiencies as much as Wisconsinites bemoan the craters (aka potholes) left in the roads each winter. In response, companies usually acknowledge that making improvements is critical, and do their part in researching Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) options. But, are all work-related inefficiencies exclusively due to a legacy system? Are people jumping the gun in assuming so, or are they misidentifying a process problem? Could some of these...


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The European Commission has published proposals for shareholders of companies listed in the European Union to be given a binding vote on executive remuneration policy every three years and an annual nonbinding vote on how the policy has been implemented, as part of the updated Shareholders’ Rights Directive.

Tamsin Sridhara and Dan Perrett


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By  Kristen Walsh

What do you want to be when you grow up? The answer to the age-old question — often asked as early as preschool — likely changes with life experiences. But when it comes time for college applications, most students feel the pressure to have a definitive answer. Not so, says Jane Ellis, associate dean of academic services at Bentley University. In fact, not knowing may be just what you need to set you up for success.   


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By MFrappolli

On Thursday night, Chamber CEO Paul Guzzi went On the Record with NECN’s Peter Howe to discuss Governor Patrick’s new economic development proposal, a freeze in the unemployment insurance rate, and Arianna Huffington’s address to the Chamber. Watch this interview here.


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By MFrappolli

This week, Arianna Huffington, Chair, President & Editor-in-Chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, spoke at a Chamber forum about her latest book, Thrive. If you missed this event, you can now listen to it in entirety courtesy of our media partner, WBUR 90.9FM.

Listen to the audio file here:

You can also click below to listen to our recent Government Affairs Forum with State Treasurer Steve Grossman.


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By MFrappolli

On Thursday night, the Chamber released the following statement by Paul Guzzi, President and CEO of the Chamber, in response to the unemployment insurance rate freeze adopted today by the Massachusetts Legislature:

“We applaud legislative leaders for coming together to freeze unemployment insurance rates at current levels. In the midst of an economic climate that remains fragile, this freeze will eliminate an additional cost burden on employers that would have negatively impacted hiring and job...


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Schneider Associates is pleased to announce the promotion of Noël Fisher to Content Marketing Supervisor.

In her new role, Fisher is responsible for supporting client campaigns by implementing program strategies, managing account teams and acting as the day-to-day contact with clients. Additionally, Fisher oversees the content creation for programs that include digital marketing and social media execution, creative assets, and brand storytelling content. Fisher also supports internal agency...


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