Bank Bonuses

The issue of bankers’ bonuses continues to be a political hot potato as bank chiefs defy political and public pressure to curb pay-outs as public sector cuts begin to bite

Barclays replaces head of pay committee

Sunderland to step down amid investor anger over bonuses


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Investors predict executive pay protest

Outcry expected at bank shareholder meetings that begin in April

City bankers get around EU bonus cap

Payments will allow big London-based banks to sidestep EU rules

Co-op Bank to withhold executive bonuses

Announcement expected as row builds over reform of governance

Barclays in £32m executive share payout

Overall value of shares received is down from last year

Big banks put forex bonuses on hold

Barclays, Citi and RBS suspend awards across whole teams

UK bankers face six-year bonus clawback

BoE plans world’s toughest repayment rules

Bonus cut sign of more accountable times

Better alignment of punishments and rewards a welcome move

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Bank of England proposes bonus clawbacks

Rules change would aim to prevent future financial scandals

Co-op considers clearance over bonuses

Sanctioning the awards could be awkward for Euan Sutherland

Barclays’ bonus move sparks shake-up call

Changes sought to investment banking arm amid anger over bonuses

Barclays’ peers also warn of lost staff

Banks say salary curbs risk damaging their business

Carney signals start of bonus reviews

Move follows political disquiet over payouts at big lenders

Julius Baer chief takes 12% pay cut

Collardi’s package falls to SFr5.89m after investor discontent

BoE urged to put clamp on bank bonuses

City’s ‘new consensus’ on pay ‘seriously flawed’, says Tyrie

RBS braced for five more years of pain

State-controlled lender sets aside £576m bonus pot

Politicians criticise RBS bonuses

£576m payouts being made despite £8.2bn in losses

RBS bonus plan puts Osborne in spotlight

Public backlash anticipated over payouts at loss-making bank

HSBC pay soars as bonus paradox bites

Base salaries increase for some to offset shortfall left by EU cap

HSBC reveals plans to sidestep bonus cap

Bank to raise fixed pay of hundreds of senior staff

Credit Suisse replaces radical bonus scheme

Plan to transfer risk falls foul of capital rules

Lloyds ready to be privatised, declares chief

Bank to pay Horta-Osório £1.7m share bonus

Political dismay greets Barclays’ bonuses

Concern that bankers are not only losing argument with low paid but also peers

Barclays under fire on pay amid job cuts

Bonuses rise but axe poised over up to 12,000 posts

EU questions UK bank bonus approvals

Bank of England regulators asked to clarify practices