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  1. April 18, 2014

    Director deals are signals worth pursuing

    The rush for the exits has been getting crowded. Disclosed sales by insiders in UK and Irish companies spiked higher in...

  2. April 14, 2014

    G4S under fire over chief’s pay

    Shareholders have criticised security company G4S, after it announced a big pay rise for its new chief executive, despite a...

  1. April 13, 2014

    Investors predict executive pay protest against UK banks

    Investors are planning to register a protest vote against UK banks including Barclays for boosting the fixed salaries of...

  2. April 11, 2014

    Co-op Bank chief Booker in line for £4.6m

    The Co-operative Bank is paying its chief executive four times as much as his predecessor, highlighting the dramatic steps...

  3. April 9, 2014

    Barnier proposes greater executive pay transparency

    Europe’s corporate executives would have to seek shareholder approval for their salaries and justify the pay gap between...

  4. March 25, 2014

    Cable threatens fresh restrictions on executive pay

    Vince Cable will on Wednesday threaten fresh measures to curb executive pay if companies ignore the spirit of his “say on...

  5. March 20, 2014

    Adam Crozier triples pay at ITV to £8.4m

    ITV’s Adam Crozier received £8.4m in pay last year, making his turnround of the broadcaster one of the most lucrative jobs...

  6. March 14, 2014

    UBS chief Sergio Ermotti’s pay rises 20%

    UBS raised the pay of Sergio Ermotti, its chief executive, 20 per cent last year as Switzerland’s largest bank returned to...

  7. March 11, 2014

    Nestlé cuts chief executive Paul Bulcke’s pay amid Swiss scrutiny

    Nestlé has cut its chief executive’s pay by 7 per cent, becoming the latest Swiss company to show pay restraint ahead of...

  8. March 11, 2014

    Mike Ashley in line for £65m share award from Sports Direct

    Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley will be awarded share options worth £67m under a bonus scheme proposed by the retailer....

  9. March 10, 2014

    eBay chief’s pay cut as target missed

    Ecommerce group eBay cut in half the total compensation of its chief executive last year after falling short of its...

  10. March 9, 2014

    Co-operative Group defends executive packages

    The Co-operative Group has defended plans to boost significantly the pay of its senior team, including a £3.5m package for...

  11. March 7, 2014

    Brussels plans fresh rules on executive pay

    Europe’s corporate chiefs are facing a fresh public ordeal over pay as Brussels forces them to justify why they often earn...

  12. March 6, 2014

    BP chief Bob Dudley under fire over pay rise

    Bob Dudley, BP’s chief executive, saw his total pay package more than treble last year as performance bonuses awarded since...

  13. March 6, 2014

    Organisations should look to internal skills first

    What are you really good at? Is it the same skill that you use in your current position at work? For an alarming number of...

  14. March 4, 2014

    EU countries seek to rewrite deal on fund manager pay

    Britain is leading a fightback against “extraterritorial” EU pay curbs on fund managers based in the US or Asia, which had...

  15. February 14, 2014

    Corporate wealth divisions throw a mirror on society

    For months now, the improving economic indicators in both the UK and the US have not been mirrored in better results from...

  16. February 13, 2014

    EasyJet shareholders back chief executive’s massive pay rise

    EasyJet shareholders overwhelmingly voted through a record pay package for its chief executive on Thursday, under new rules...

  17. January 29, 2014

    Pay rising for in-demand accountants

    The growing demand for accountants in times of both boom and bust has been reflected in recent years’ salaries, which have...

  18. January 29, 2014

    Ringfencing will make it harder to wind up failing banks

    The world has come along way since the G20 summit of September 2009, when political leaders sealed an unprecedented...

  19. January 23, 2014

    Gap widens between UK executive pay and results

    Barclays and Lloyds Banking Group have been picked as the worst financial performers in the FTSE 100 index relative to the...

  20. January 20, 2014

    Workplaces with big pay gaps hit by disputes and sickness

    Workplaces with big gaps in pay suffer more industrial disputes, more sickness and higher staff turnover than those with...

  21. January 17, 2014

    Executive pay: counting the cost

    Here’s a weekend challenge. Take a look at Tesco’s annual report and peruse the 23 pages devoted to pay. Relax as you learn...

  22. January 12, 2014

    Pay committee non-exec directors see own fees rise up to 140%

    Directors who set executive pay at the UK’s largest quoted companies have seen their own fees rise up to 140 per cent in the...

  23. January 9, 2014

    Standard Chartered promotes top paid banker

    In turning to Mike Rees as its new deputy chief executive, Standard Chartered has chosen a man used to being in the line of...

  24. January 8, 2014

    Businesses expected to ‘expand, invest and hire’

    Optimism abounds in the recruitment world as surveys suggest growing confidence will lead to more hiring in 2014. Finance...

  25. January 3, 2014

    Discovery chief could make $110m this year

    David Zaslav, chief executive of Discovery Communications, could make more than $110m this year as part of a new contract...

  26. December 11, 2013

    Think-tank searches for good governance

    Board Intelligence, a firm specialising in board information, is holding a series of debates called “The Board is Dead, Long...

  27. December 11, 2013

    Lord Mayor to spend her time restoring City values

    The role of Lord Mayor of London has come a long way since the era of four-time incumbent Richard Whittington, immortalised...

  28. December 11, 2013

    Is career success down to genes or environment?

    Lesley Uren and I were destined never to see eye-to-eye. PA Consulting Group’s talent management expert believes certain...

  29. December 2, 2013

    Investors invited to join forces to rein in wayward governance

    Britain’s largest shareholders are joining forces with the world’s biggest international investors in a groundbreaking...

  30. December 1, 2013

    Disparity in earnings causes concern

    Blue-chip UK companies have been accused of flouting legislation designed to shine a light on how executive pay levels are...

  31. November 28, 2013

    EU banker bonus cap likely to affect one in 10

    As Europe looks forward to the EU cap on investment bankers’ bonuses, due next year, one salary data firm has looked at the...

  32. November 22, 2013

    Swiss executives braced for Sunday poll on pay

    The Swiss group Victorinox is probably best known for its distinctive red penknives. But in recent weeks, it has attracted...

  33. November 20, 2013

    Outlawing high pay will cost Switzerland dear

    Executive pay is a tense subject in many places but the Swiss are the first to raise it to the status of a formal national...

  34. November 17, 2013

    Top directors pay rises 14% over the past year

    Directors’ pay at the UK’s biggest quoted companies has risen 14 per cent over the past year – more than six times the...

  35. November 13, 2013

    Swiss pay vote

    The Occupy movement never protested much in Switzerland. But the informal, often chaotic anti-capitalism campaigns in the...

  36. November 7, 2013

    Alison Smith: Be grateful for unimpressed shareholders

    Not on the same page, and barely on the same planet: the chasm between directors and shareholders on executive pay is...

  37. November 7, 2013

    Boardrooms blind to shareholder opinion on pay and performance

    UK shareholders and company directors hold diametrically opposed views on executive pay and boardroom performance, a new...

  38. October 30, 2013

    Better Boards: ‘Too much time is spent on pay’

    Board Intelligence, a specialist in board information, is holding a series of debates called “The Board is Dead; Long Live...

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