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    1. August 19, 2016

      Welcome to the Alice in Wonderland world of UK government bonds

      It will be hard to better this week’s example of the Alice in Wonderland world that is today’s fixed income market. On...

    2. August 10, 2016

      Chief executives have no need to defend their pay packets

      Until recently, a good motto for the well-paid British chief executive would have been “united we stand, divided we...

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    1. August 10, 2016

      Theresa May sets a new policy direction

      Theresa May’s determination to set a new policy direction is becoming clearer, as the new prime minister begins...

    2. August 8, 2016

      Nudge is better than legislation for executive pay guidance

      The 2016 Olympic Games have begun in the wake of the 2015 pay Olympiad among FTSE 100 bosses. Here, the motto was...

    3. August 8, 2016

      Blue-chip bosses’ pay packets climb to 147 times those of workers

      FTSE 100 chief executives’ pay rose by a tenth last year to an average of £5.5m, according to a survey that will...

    4. August 5, 2016

      Force companies to reveal anyone who makes more than the CEO

      The chief executive had died, but shareholders still voted against his pay in record numbers. Josh Comstock, founder of...

    5. August 4, 2016

      Motivating staff: Majestic Wine CEO tries sharing his shares

      When Rowan Gormley, chief executive of Majestic Wine, announced last month that he would give staff his portion of a...

    6. July 29, 2016

      Philip Green is not the only unacceptable face of capitalism

      Sir Philip Green. Don’t you just hate him? Isn’t he the completely unacceptable face of modern British capitalism? A...

    7. July 28, 2016

      May is right about reforming capitalism

      From time to time politicians mean what they say. This seems to be the case with Theresa May, Britain’s new prime...

    8. July 26, 2016

      AB InBev rocks SABMiller’s post-Brexit deal revisionists

      Hells bells! Carlos Brito, AC/DC fan and chief executive of Anheuser-Busch InBev, has delivered an ultimatum to...

    9. July 21, 2016

      New PM spells big change for boards

      It could be a long, hot summer in the boardroom. Not because of economic or political uncertainty: that is a “known...

    10. July 14, 2016

      Report warns over binding shareholder votes on pay

      Companies and their shareholders must respond to society’s resentment of high pay in big business or face a clampdown...

    11. July 12, 2016

      Bank chief executives’ pay 2013-2015

      We're sorry, but this interactive graphic does not yet work in the FT Web App. View it on the website here....

    12. July 12, 2016

      Investors alert to surge in chief executive pay

      Enjoy it while it lasts. That’s the message from investors who have been watching the rise in chief executive pay...

    13. July 12, 2016

      Pay for big bank chief executives jumps nearly 8%

      Pay for big banks’ chief executives shot up 7.6 per cent in 2015 — more than 10 times faster than a year earlier — to...

    14. July 11, 2016

      Burberry's Bailey can be a dedicated follower of fashion

      It is just not possible to be a fashion luminary and a strong leader at the same time. To expect otherwise is folly....

    15. July 11, 2016

      Financial groups sign up to link executive pay to senior jobs for women

      Banks, insurers and asset managers representing half of the UK’s financial services employees have signed up to a...

    16. July 10, 2016

      Theresa May vows corporate crackdown on ‘privileged few’

      Theresa May, the frontrunner to become the next prime minister, has pledged to tackle “vested interests” in the...

    17. June 27, 2016

      UK disclosure rules tying CEO pay and performance not working

      New UK disclosure rules introduced to curb chief executive pay and improve the link between pay and performance are not...

    18. June 26, 2016

      Feedback – pay transparency

      Andrew Hill wrote last week about pay transparency, which he believes to be the last taboo in business. He argued the...

    19. June 20, 2016

      Pay transparency is the last taboo in business

      When Netflix was drawing up the famous slide-deck that frames and explains its corporate culture, its call for “candour...

    20. June 20, 2016

      TalkTalk chief pay almost triples despite cyber hack

      The chief executive of TalkTalk has donated her annual £220,000 bonus to charity after the telecoms group suffered one...

    21. June 19, 2016

      Tough banking rules lead to concentration of responsibilities

      A tough accountability regime designed to improve culture across the City of London from the top down has resulted in a...

    22. June 10, 2016

      French shareholders win say on executive pay

      France is preparing to pass legislation allowing investors in listed companies to have a say in the amount executives...

    23. June 8, 2016

      Sir Martin Sorrell’s £70m pay package sparks investor rebellion

      A third of WPP shareholders rebelled at the company’s annual meeting on Wednesday over the £70m pay package awarded to...

    24. June 7, 2016

      Fund managers urged to curb executive pay

      Campaigners for the reform of executive pay have urged UK fund managers to come up with more radical proposals to curb...

    25. June 7, 2016

      Business leaders must listen hard if they are to rebuild trust

      At 51.9 per cent shareholder vote against top management’s remuneration plan at Deutsche Bank’s annual meeting in...

    26. June 6, 2016

      Pay cut of 75% for Burberry’s Christopher Bailey

      The chief executive of Burberry, Christopher Bailey, has received a 75 per cent pay cut after failing to meet the...

    27. June 5, 2016

      ‘The chief executive of BlackRock is overpaid’

      Over the past six months, Steve Silberstein has become a persistent thorn in the side of BlackRock due to his campaign...

    28. June 1, 2016

      Shareholder rebellion brews over Old Mutual CEO pay proposal

      A shareholder rebellion was brewing on Wednesday at Old Mutual after the financial services group proposed a payout of...

    29. June 1, 2016

      Old Mutual: break-up fee

      Few topics excite popular opinion like executive pay at poorly performing companies. Old Mutual thinks it has found a...

    30. 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...

    31. 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?...

    32. 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...

    33. 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,...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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