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    1. May 29, 2016

      Few people doubt that chief executive pay is out of control

      Few people doubt that the pay of chief executives is out of control. But if it is to be fixed, we first need to ask...

    2. May 25, 2016

      Burger flippers deserve bonuses, bankers do not

      If bonus or “incentive pay” schemes work so well for senior executives and bankers, why does everyone not get them?...

    1. May 23, 2016

      Trimming the BT CEO’s bonus will not fix its poor service

      I am probably not the only BT customer who gave a small fist-pump on learning that Gavin Patterson, the telecoms...

    2. May 22, 2016

      Piketty has last laugh as revolts threaten the pay status quo

      Thomas Piketty’s 2013 tome Capital in the Twenty-First Century was dismissed by diehard critics as doctrinaire,...

    3. May 22, 2016

      UK plc and the Americanisation of executive pay

      Who owns corporate Britain? Twenty years ago, the answer was largely UK institutional investors. Today, that is no...

    4. May 22, 2016

      BlackRock slammed over too many votes for high pay

      Seventy-five thousand people have signed a petition urging BlackRock to overhaul its approach towards pay over fears...

    5. May 20, 2016

      Goldman investors revolt over executive pay

      Goldman Sachs became the latest bank to sustain a shareholder protest over executive pay on Friday when about a third...

    6. May 19, 2016

      Deutsche Bank investors vote against executive pay packages

      Deutsche Bank has become the latest big company to be hit by investor ire over executive pay after shareholders voted...

    7. May 18, 2016

      France shows shareholders need the tools to tackle excessive pay

      François Hollande is an unlikely champion of shareholder rights. France’s socialist president has more often clashed...

    8. May 18, 2016

      Volkswagen to overhaul pay policy for top executives

      Volkswagen has conceded that its pay policy for top executives “requires change,” as pressure mounts from shareholders...

    9. May 17, 2016

      Hollande backs investors on overturning executive pay deals

      French socialist President François Hollande has emerged as a champion of shareholder rights, threatening to impose...

    10. May 13, 2016

      UK companies switch to listening mode as heat rises on top pay

      Some of Britain’s largest companies are preparing for a summer of tense consultations on executive pay after one of the...

    11. May 12, 2016

      Standard Life CEO says rivals should take pay cuts

      The boss of Standard Life has called for other chief executives to follow his example by volunteering for lower...

    12. May 11, 2016

      Volkswagen managers set to secure frozen bonuses

      Volkswagen has been strongly criticised after it emerged that the company’s executive pay plan makes it easy for top...

    13. May 11, 2016

      ‘Misleading’ numbers used to boost management pay

      Companies are increasingly using creative accounting to flatter their financial performance and increase payouts to...

    14. May 9, 2016

      Foxtons investors urged to vote against chief executive’s pay

      Estate agent Foxtons is facing a possible shareholder rebellion over increases to its chief executive’s pay, after two...

    15. May 9, 2016

      Why it is time to curb the madness of executive pay

      There have been plenty of executive pay absurdities in recent weeks, from the £14m (up 20 per cent) awarded to BP boss...

    16. May 8, 2016

      FT City Network: Is a pay revolution nigh? And if not, should it be?

      In their latest monthly debate, the members of the FT City Network were asked for their views on executive pay. The...

    17. May 8, 2016

      City leaders urge radical reforms of ‘unfair’ executive pay

      Government and regulators will intervene to cap executive rewards in the private sector, unless investors and company...

    18. May 8, 2016

      Biggest backers of executive pay revealed

      Goldman Sachs, Northern Trust and TIAA have been accused of routinely supporting pay awards at the biggest companies in...

    19. May 8, 2016

      Executive pay ‘rubber stamping’ rife

      Pot, kettle, black — three words that typically describe hypocritical behaviour crop up frequently when discussing...

    20. May 6, 2016

      TCI launches campaign against executive pay at Volkswagen

      Europe’s most aggressive activist investor has called for a radical overhaul of executive pay at Volkswagen, arguing...

    21. May 2, 2016

      Executive pay committee chair in the hot seat

      In the most high-profile shareholder protests seen in the UK for four years, investors have been directing their anger...

    22. May 1, 2016

      How women can demand a higher salary

      When I was hiring a procurement manager for my team, I asked one of the finalists what she expected to be paid. She...

    23. May 1, 2016

      Norway’s oil fund to target high executive pay votes

      The world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund is launching a crackdown on executive pay, targeting high salaries at...

    24. April 29, 2016

      French government leads shareholder revolt against Renault

      Renault has suffered a shareholder rebellion over its chief executive’s pay, after the French government and...

    25. April 29, 2016

      WPP’s Martin Sorrell defends £70m pay package

      WPP set itself up for a shareholder revolt over pay after it awarded its founder Sir Martin Sorrell £70m for 2015 in...

    26. April 28, 2016

      Investors rise up in day of protest over UK executive pay

      Shareholders rose up against the pay of Britain’s bosses on Thursday in the most dramatic day of protests against chief...

    27. April 28, 2016

      Investors sing blues over ‘broken’ executive pay

      Music hall singer Will Fyffe claimed that after a couple of drinks on a Saturday night Glasgow belonged to him. It did...

    28. April 28, 2016

      Former Volkswagen chief executive escapes pay clawback

      Former Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn was awarded €5.9m in performance-related pay for last year after...

    29. April 28, 2016

      Shareholder pay revolt set to heat up

      Shareholders are preparing for potential rebellions over executive pay at four big UK listed companies on Thursday as...

    30. April 28, 2016

      Lose the CEO who wants too much pay

      At a smart business dinner the other evening I sat next to a distinguished corporate figure who had recently served as...

    31. April 27, 2016

      Barclays’ woes leave it low in the pecking order

      England’s last wild eagle is reckoned to have died. He was a magnificent beast. That is more than you can say for...

    32. April 26, 2016

      Citigroup shareholders in rebellion over executive pay

      Shareholders in Citigroup staged a significant rebellion over its executive pay scheme on Tuesday as more than a third...

    33. April 24, 2016

      Executives braced for further shareholder rebellions over pay

      The shareholder rebellion over executive pay is set to intensify as four large UK listed companies face the threat of...

    34. April 24, 2016

      Feedback — FT readers debate stratospheric executive pay

      Cristiano Ronaldo may be able to justify the value put on his football skills on the pitch, but chief executives’...

    35. April 24, 2016

      The idiot’s guide to executive pay

      Here is the idiot’s guide to executive pay. It is a four-point guide, which is simple and easy to understand, unlike...

    36. April 23, 2016

      Does anyone deserve £70m remuneration?

      With the news the Sir Martin Sorrell’s remuneration package this year will be £70m, is it time to do something to...

    37. April 21, 2016

      Anglo American fuels investor concerns over executive pay

      For some investors, Mark Cutifani’s pay at Anglo American sums up the problems with executive rewards. As chief...

    38. April 21, 2016

      Anglo American shareholders strike back over Cutifani pay

      Anglo American shareholders have delivered a rebuke to the company in the form of a substantial vote against its pay...

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