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    1. February 26, 2015

      GSK chief’s pay halved after China scandal

      Sir Andrew Witty, chief executive of GlaxoSmithKline, had his total pay cut by almost half last year, as he paid the price...

    2. February 16, 2015

      Six charts: How asset managers have closed pay gap with bankers

      In financial markets, investment bankers traditionally have held the bragging rights on pay over those working in asset...

    1. February 12, 2015

      Executives at UK grocer Ocado see bonuses fall by up to 40%

      Ocado executives had their bonuses cut by as much as 40 per cent last year – despite steering the online grocery delivery...

    2. February 8, 2015

      Europe executives see lower pay rises

      Pay rises for company bosses slowed in 2014 in Europe, although they still outstripped the rate of inflation. Research by...

    3. February 8, 2015

      Listed: highest-paid pension fund CEOs

      FTfm research revealing multimillion-dollar salaries at some of the world’s largest pension funds has prompted condemnation...

    4. February 5, 2015

      Chiefs fight shy of staff salary comparison

      We know how much money the chief executives of listed companies make, but we do not know how much more they earn than their...

    5. February 1, 2015

      Cable calls on companies to limit pay rises for chief executives

      Vince Cable is to call on companies to set pay policies that more explicitly limit base salary increases for chief...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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....

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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,...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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,...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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