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    1. January 30, 2015

      High earners hit hardest in narrowing pay gap

      Pay inequality has lessened in the UK during the past three years because the real wages of highly paid employees have...

    2. January 22, 2015

      Tim Cook stock rewards could exceed $500m

      Leading the world’s most valuable company also comes with one of the world’s richest incentive packages. Last year’s sharp...

    1. January 16, 2015

      Can investors judge chief executives’ performance?

      When Serco announced the appointment of Rupert Soames as chief executive last February, shares in the outsourcer rose by...

    2. January 14, 2015

      Golden parachutes are lead balloon for investors

      He may lose his job as TRW Automotive chief executive, but John Plant will still have reason to cheer if Germany’s ZF...

    3. January 12, 2015

      The volunteer spirit that binds a team more than cash

      If you have room left in your 2015 diary, then volunteer. If you feel overwhelmed by work — the main reason UK citizens...

    4. January 12, 2015

      Quindell under fire over new appointments

      Quindell’s corporate governance has come under renewed fire after the former stock market darling granted more than £25m in...

    5. January 5, 2015

      Executive pay: hand over the cash

      Dieting. Running in the cold. Booking summer holidays even though your bank account has not recovered from Christmas....

    6. January 5, 2015

      Germany overtakes UK in corporate executive pay stakes

      Germany has overtaken the UK as the home of Europe’s top-paid corporate executives in a shift that partly reflects public...

    7. December 29, 2014

      UK-listed silver miner approves share award

      Hochschild Mining has approved a share award to its chief executive and several senior managers, citing concerns about staff...

    8. December 28, 2014

      Top managers’ pay reveals weak link to value

      Executive managers’ pay is still determined by simplistic measures of performance that bear little relation to long-term...

    9. December 14, 2014

      Executive pay: bonus season’s greetings

      The FT Christmas party, last week. A suspiciously large child clambers into Santa’s lap. Santa: Tell me, young man, have you...

    10. December 7, 2014

      Pay of FTSE 100 executives jumps 50% in a year

      The average total pay for FTSE 100 executives jumped by 50 per cent in the past year, according to analysis by Grant...

    11. December 5, 2014

      Busy times at the top as the CEO carousel gains pace

      Time ran out this week for the chief executives of two very different businesses. Auction house Christie’s parted ways with...

    12. December 3, 2014

      Mining chiefs pay for past excesses

      A survey of pay in the mining suggests that a new generation of leaders is paying the price for the sector’s excesses, with...

    13. December 1, 2014

      John Hood: man at the centre of BG pay row

      BG Group’s decision to slash the pay package awarded to incoming chief executive Helge Lund is a blow not only to Andrew...

    14. December 1, 2014

      Love more effective than rockets for City’s pro-Europe campaigners

      Hearts and minds campaigns are not inevitably doomed. Love bombing the Vietnamese with Hershey Kisses could have worked for...

    15. December 1, 2014

      BG backs down on pay package for Helge Lund

      BG Group has retreated in the face of a shareholder revolt over the pay package of incoming chief executive Helge Lund by...

    16. November 26, 2014

      Top investors warn of revolt over new BG Group chief’s pay deal

      A multimillion-pound pay package that would make Helge Lund, incoming chief executive of BG Group, one of Europe’s best...

    17. October 27, 2014

      Tesco’s new chief Dave Lewis awarded shares worth £3.8m

      Tesco’s decision to award Dave Lewis, its new chief executive, a golden hello in the form of £3.8m worth of shares, was...

    18. October 13, 2014

      Top pay up to 120 times that of workers

      FTSE 100 directors’ pay soared 21 per cent in the past year while average wages in the UK have failed even to keep up with...

    19. October 1, 2014

      Coca-Cola yields to investor pressure on pay

      Coca-Cola has yielded to activist pressure by watering down a controversial pay plan for senior executives, described as...

    20. September 28, 2014

      Tesco fiasco fuels fears executive pay metrics can skew priorities

      The latest fiasco at Tesco – where four executives were suspended after the discovery of a £250m black hole in its accounts,...

    21. September 19, 2014

      Boardroom trades September 20

      Dealers gave the thumbs-up to the latest acquisition at Stadium Group, an £8m deal to buy United Wireless struck during the...

    22. September 17, 2014

      Need to keep talent not enough to justify big pay, says watchdog

      Companies will no longer be able to use retaining talent as a justification for paying big remuneration packages, the UK...

    23. September 16, 2014

      Pensions body names companies attacked over board packages

      Some of the country’s most high-profile companies have been named in a new report highlighting those persistently facing...

    24. August 27, 2014

      Market reaction to a CEO’s death can reveal attitudes to pay

      Share price reaction to the sudden death of a senior executive can show whether bosses are paid too much, according to...

    25. July 21, 2014

      Reforming management pay

      Competition is essential if capitalism is to work well for the benefit of the consumers and the economy in general. It is,...

    26. July 20, 2014

      Daniel Pinto laments the loss of the buccaneering entrepreneur

      Daniel Pinto is a worried man. Not worried about the fate of Stanhope Capital, the $9.5bn private investment office he...

    27. July 16, 2014

      FirstGroup CEO pay packet irks a third of its shareholders

      A third of shareholders voting at FirstGroup’s annual general meeting on Wednesday refused to back a pay packet for its...

    28. July 16, 2014

      Mike Ashley gives City institutions a right royal salute

      Mike Ashley’s grand gesture in giving up his share of Sports Direct’s executive bonus scheme is as enigmatic as the man. It...

    29. July 14, 2014

      FTSE 100 executive pensions rise fastest

      Pension deals for FTSE 100 company executives are becoming more generous than those of their FTSE 250 peers – widening the...

    30. July 14, 2014

      Ministers urged to curb executive pay

      Ministers should consider forcing companies to cap executive pay at a fixed multiple of their lowest-paid employee, a lobby...

    31. July 13, 2014

      FirstGroup’s chairman John McFarlane rules out break-up

      John McFarlane, chairman of FirstGroup, has ruled out a break-up of the UK-based bus and rail group, saying the demands from...

    32. July 13, 2014

      UK fund management salaries down 20%, ONS survey finds

      The average salary in the UK’s fund management sector has fallen by 20.3 per cent in the past year. That is the message of...

    33. July 11, 2014

      Burberry investors vote down Christopher Bailey’s £20m pay deal

      Burberry has suffered the first pay defeat of a FTSE 100 company for two years, as shareholders rejected a £20m remuneration...

    34. July 7, 2014

      FTSE 100 chiefs’ pay falls for second year

      The average pay for the bosses of the UK’s largest public companies has fallen for the second year running as group boards...

    35. June 25, 2014

      WPP shareholders remain unhappy about Sir Martin Sorrell’s pay

      WPP shareholders revolted over the group’s pay policy on Wednesday, after the world’s biggest marketing services company by...

    36. June 24, 2014

      Chemring chief joins ranks of jettisoned outsider CEOs

      It is not often that a company admits the chief executive does not have the right skills for the top job. But Chemring did...

    37. June 17, 2014

      FirstGroup chief’s pay almost doubles

      The chief executive of FirstGroup is to receive a pay package worth almost double that of last year at nearly £2m, despite...

    38. June 4, 2014

      Demand falls for expat talent

      The trend of expatriate executives managing companies in emerging markets may be ending. Despite a spike as western...

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