What is remuneration?

  • (noun): The act of paying for goods or services or to recompense for losses.
    Example: "Adequate remuneration for his work"
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Remuneration is the total compensation that an employee receives in exchange for the service they perform for their employer. Typically, this consists of monetary rewards, also referred to as wage or salary. A number of complementary benefits, however, are increasingly popular remuneration mechanisms.

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Claeys Formula
... account three variables length of service, age and remuneration ... for white-collar employees with an annual gross remuneration under 120,000 EUR (0.87 × length of service) + (0.055 × age) + (0.038 × annual gross remuneration/1000 ...
Civil List Act 1979 - Analysis - Part Three: Remuneration
... Part three of the Act determines the remuneration of Ministers of the Crown, Parliamentary Under-Secretaries, and members of Parliament ... It establishes the Remuneration Authority to fix salaries and allowances for MPs, and includes provisions for the7 Speaker of House of Representatives and Chairpersons of Committees ...
Bednash V Hearsey - Court of Appeal
3 All ER 1016, from which she correctly extracts the proposition that the amount of remuneration awarded to a director is a matter of company management, and that provided there has been a genuine ... However, Oliver J went on to recognize that, if the director's remuneration was excessive or unreasonable, it would not avail him to argue that the matter had been decided by the ... the last analysis, it seems clear that the reasonableness or not of the remuneration as a whole is not the decisive factor ...

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