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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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,...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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,...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. June 2, 2014

      Atlantic gap opens in bank chiefs’ pay

      If one banker epitomises the new period of modesty among European lenders, it is Ross McEwan. Last year, the New...

    30. June 2, 2014

      Pay rises for senior bankers hit 10%

      Banking chief executives received an average pay rise of 10 per cent last year as US banks handed their heads much more...

    31. May 23, 2014

      HSBC shareholders revolt on pay

      More than a fifth of shareholders’ votes were cast against HSBC’s three-year pay policy in the latest sign of investor...

    32. May 23, 2014

      Golden hellos look like a tax on shareholders

      Andy Halford must have felt relieved on Tuesday as the market pasted Vodafone for results that unkind souls quickly labelled...

    33. May 21, 2014

      Ophir Energy suffers shareholder protest vote over chief’s pay

      Ophir Energy, the Africa-focused oil and gas explorer, has become the latest London-listed company to be hit by a...

    34. May 20, 2014

      Shell’s new pay structure criticised

      A sharp fall in the pay of outgoing chief executive Peter Voser last year failed to quell discontent among some investors at...

    35. May 18, 2014

      Asset management chief executive pay soars

      Pay levels for senior executives in asset management have risen substantially in the past year, calling into question fund...

    36. May 16, 2014

      Chipotle: the whole enchilada

      Shareholders of Chipotle are unlikely to want another chief executive – it already has two. They just want the pair to make...

    37. May 16, 2014

      Kentz shareholders refuse to back board’s pay package

      The wave of shareholder protests against high corporate salaries escalated on Friday after Kentz, the FTSE 250 UK...

    38. May 15, 2014

      Chipotle investors vote down pay package

      Chipotle shareholders have rebuked the burrito chain’s executive pay plan with 77 per cent of the votes at its annual...

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