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    1. May 21, 2015

      Two-fifths of FTSE 100 executives hold shares for five years

      Two-fifths of the UK’s largest public companies now insist that executives awarded shares in long-term incentive plans...

    2. May 20, 2015

      CEO pay: it is time for one brave leader to ask for less

      Chief executive pay is a scandal. It is too high, too complicated and has badly damaged the image of business. Even fervent...

    1. May 19, 2015

      JPMorgan investors protest over pay and end to joint chief role

      JPMorgan Chase’s board survived a shareholder vote on executive pay but suffered another significant vote calling for change...

    2. May 14, 2015

      Rising tide of financial regulation washes over recalcitrant boards

      Nearly half of the world’s biggest financial institutions are still not doing enough at board level to address risk...

    3. May 13, 2015

      ABN Amro chairman apologises after executive pay reversal

      The chairman of ABN Amro has apologised for the uproar over executive pay that is disrupting the Dutch bank’s planned...

    4. May 13, 2015

      Drop long-term pay plans, think-tank argues

      Long-term incentive plans (LTips) for executives should be scrapped and performance bonuses should be paid in cash not...

    5. May 10, 2015

      Activist shareholders lead new French revolution of pay excess

      Three years after the UK’s “shareholder spring” inspired a rash of investor protests against excessive executive pay, the...

    6. May 5, 2015

      BG investors protest over Helge Lund’s pay

      Investors in BG Group, the UK-based oil and gas producer, have rebelled against a multimillion pound pay deal for Helge...

    7. May 1, 2015

      Entertainment: High pay, but a more transparent market

      Some defenders of chief executives and their pay argue that they are no different from high performers in other fields. Mark...

    8. April 30, 2015

      Executive pay: The battle to align risks and rewards

      Executive pay: Eight top earners The annual meetings season has brought renewed anger over executive pay. This week, 75 per...

    9. April 30, 2015

      WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell is highest-paid FTSE 100 chief executive

      Sir Martin Sorrell earned £43m last year, making him the highest-paid chief executive in the FTSE 100 by some margin. The...

    10. April 30, 2015

      UK board members admit pay model is broken

      A majority of UK board members believe the executive pay model is broken, and not closely aligned with companies’ strategy,...

    11. April 26, 2015

      US banks face ‘golden parachutes’ challenge

      Investors are set to challenge some of Wall Street’s biggest banks on their “golden parachutes,” which can see top...

    12. April 19, 2015

      Best-paid fund management chief executives revealed

      An ocean divides the offices of the chief executives at the biggest asset management houses in New York and London but a...

    13. April 17, 2015

      G4S chief executive Ashley Almanza receives 73% pay rise

      The chief executive of G4S, Ashley Almanza, has been rewarded with a 73 per cent pay increase for returning the outsourcing...

    14. April 10, 2015

      Aviva backtracks on plan to boost pay for top executives

      Aviva has completed the UK insurance industry’s biggest deal since 2000 with its acquisition of Friends Life, but the...

    15. April 10, 2015

      Goldman Sachs adopts new targets on executive pay packages

      Goldman Sachs placed new targets on the pay package of Lloyd Blankfein and other top executives in response to shareholder...

    16. April 1, 2015

      Morgan Stanley chief lands $22.5m pay package

      Morgan Stanley chief executive James Gorman has received a 25 per cent pay rise after the US investment bank handed him...

    17. March 31, 2015

      Glass Lewis calls for vote against BP’s pay

      A leading shareholder group has recommended voting against the pay of BP chief executive Bob Dudley and his board at the...

    18. March 31, 2015

      Prudential chief Tidjane Thiam gets 36% pay rise to £11.8m

      Tidjane Thiam, the outgoing Prudential chief executive, received a 36 per cent pay rise in 2014, taking his earnings to...

    19. March 27, 2015

      Centrica discloses chief’s pay

      Iain Conn, chief executive of Centrica since January, could earn up to £6.3m a year in salary and bonuses under the energy...

    20. March 26, 2015

      Porat to receive $70m Google award in first year

      Ruth Porat, the outgoing chief financial officer of Morgan Stanley, is set to receive a cash and stock award worth more than...

    21. March 20, 2015

      Brady Dougan receives SFr9.7m in final year at Credit Suisse

      Brady Dougan received SFr9.7m ($9.9m) in his final year as Credit Suisse chief executive, the bank’s annual report has...

    22. March 16, 2015

      Aviva to boost chief’s potential pay to £6.7m

      Aviva is to increase chief executive Mark Wilson’s potential pay package to £6.7m as he prepares to lead an enlarged group...

    23. March 16, 2015

      Outgoing Standard Chartered chief Peter Sands paid $5m last year

      Peter Sands took home $5.1m in pay last year even after he was unseated as Standard Chartered’s chief executive and waived...

    24. March 15, 2015

      WPP chief Sir Martin Sorrell to pocket £36m shares award

      Sir Martin Sorrell will receive £36m from a controversial share plan this year, even though the scheme was dismantled in...

    25. March 12, 2015

      Shell risks pay protest over chief’s €24m package

      Royal Dutch Shell’s chief executive Ben van Beurden earned almost £20m last year, after the oil company poured millions of...

    26. March 6, 2015

      Focus shifts to investors who vote on pay

      In recent weeks, concerns over executive pay have shifted. Bankers — long in the line of fire from investors and the general...

    27. March 6, 2015

      Chief executives brace themselves for spring offensive on pay

      Protests over executive pay will be reignited in the run-up to the general election, industry groups have warned, after new...

    28. March 5, 2015

      Walsh’s pay rises after Iberia turnround

      Willie Walsh, the chief executive of International Airlines Group, secured a 28 per cent pay rise last year after...

    29. March 3, 2015

      BP chief received 25% pay rise even as profits fell

      Bob Dudley, chief executive of BP, received a 25 per cent rise in total pay and bonuses last year, in spite of deteriorating...

    30. March 3, 2015

      Rolls-Royce chief’s pay halved after profit warnings

      John Rishton has gone from the highest-paid chief executive in recent Rolls-Royce history to the lowest after a disastrous...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. February 8, 2015

      Pension pay dilemma becomes acute

      Pension funds are in a conundrum when it comes to deciding how much to pay their top executives. Many are torn between...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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