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

UK watchdog challenges EU bank pay clamp

Bailey says this year’s awards likely to be paid despite EBA move


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BoE lashes out at EU bonus cap rules

PRA chief calls clampdown on bankers’ pay ‘wrong policy’

Demonstrators and police clash as they try to storm offices of RBS during a protest against bankers' bonuses in London
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Watchdog calls for clampdown on bank pay

Allowances are illegal way to sidestep Europe bonus cap, says EBA

Bankers fear new rules will scare off talent

Tough regime for top managers ‘risks diluting quality of boards’

IMF urges shake-up of top bankers’ pay

Fund says bonus packages should include debt as well as equity

Deutsche Bank withholds bonuses

Executives will not receive latest instalment of 2011 pay

Antonio Horta Osario CEO Lloyds Bank 10/10/13 At their Grisham Street Offices
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Lloyds fires eight over rate-fixing claim

Bank will hold back £3m in bonuses

Bankers’ pay to be cut from Hill’s remit

Incoming European Commission president deals blow to London

Jourová: Rapid rise for EU bank pay chief

Political stock of new commissioner is high in the Czech Republic

Banking bonuses overtake trading rewards

London-based bankers advising on deals are reaping higher pay

City bonuses set challenge for Juncker

EU threatens to veto banking sector nominee

Brussels set to challenge UK bankers’ pay

Cash allowances ‘disregard spirit of bonus cap’

Citi pays allowances to avoid bonus cap

US bank joins peers in boosting fixed pay

Bank bonuses soar despite pressure

Rise for financial jobs twice that of rest of workforce

US bonus curb hit by regulators’ squabble

Plan to prevent excessive bank risk-taking bogged down

Former Investec traders lose bonus battle

Claimants set up bank’s retail structured products unit

Lloyds reviews rate riggers’ bonuses

Bank to consider ‘all options’ including withholding pay

BoE unveils stricter rules on bonuses

Proposals include threat of jail for reckless bankers

Banks beat bonus cap with cash allowances

Watchdog signals crackdown on ‘role-based’ payments for senior staff

EU bank watchdog signals allowances crackdown

Companies using them to dodge bonus limits

TSB in shake-up of staff rewards

Chief executive could still earn nearly £1.7m a year

Gulf opens in bank chiefs’ pay

Europe-US gap partly because of EU bonus cap

Pay rises for senior bankers hit 10%

US extends its lead over European rivals

HSBC shareholders revolt on pay

More than a fifth of votes cast against three-year policy

HSBC cuts chairman’s bonus with £1m cap

Reduction in Douglas Flint’s reward comes after protests