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    1. February 4, 2016

      Care from lawyers turned therapists

      When work became too much for Will Meyerhofer’s client, a twenty-something associate at a big law firm, she slipped...

    2. January 25, 2016

      Bonuses are bad for bankers and even worse for banks

      It is bank bonus season, seven years on from the greatest financial crisis for generations, and size still matters....

    1. January 8, 2016

      Money Mentor: How can I get a pay rise in 2016?

      To ask for a pay rise is extremely un-British — especially if you are good at your job. If you are also female, you...

    2. January 4, 2016

      Chief executives gain a day and plenty more pay, says pressure group

      A pressure group calls it “Fat Cat Tuesday”: by the end of Tuesday the average FTSE 100 chief executive will have made...

    3. December 18, 2015

      Gulf between workers and chiefs’ pay in Britain ‘at crisis point’

      The widening pay gulf between employees and chief executives in Britain has “reached a crisis point” and must be...

    4. December 15, 2015

      Chiefs’ pay soars by half outside their home countries

      Chief executives in search of higher pay should aim to run large companies outside their home country, according to new...

    5. November 9, 2015

      UK pay and performance link strengthens

      Greater disclosure of annual bonus targets by companies is strengthening the link between executive pay and...

    6. October 28, 2015

      Jes Staley to earn as much as £8.25m a year as Barclays boss

      Barclays has announced that Jes Staley will start as its new chief executive on December 1, with the veteran Wall...

    7. October 15, 2015

      Are chief executives so very valuable?

      “We win the lottery every year.” This was the candid view offered to me by the chief executive of a FTSE 100 company a...

    8. October 13, 2015

      Clawbacks on rise as FTSE 100 companies improve clarity on pay

      The quality of disclosure on pay has improved at FTSE 100 companies this year, with practices such as “clawback”...

    9. October 5, 2015

      New head of high-pay lobby group to focus on wage gap

      The new head of the High Pay Centre has vowed to make transparency in executive pay and the reversal of the pay gap...

    10. September 24, 2015

      Political risk returns to mature markets

      Here are two quotes from unexpected political meteors who are currently blazing across the skies in the US. One figure...

    11. September 23, 2015

      BHP Billiton CEO’s pay drops after missing financial targets

      BHP Billiton chief executive Andrew Mackenzie’s annual pay fell 40 per cent last year because of workforce deaths and...

    12. September 9, 2015

      Executive pay battle half-won, not lost

      Over the past three years, the FTSE 100 index has risen a measly 6 per cent. Yet the chief executives in charge of the...

    13. September 7, 2015

      Market swings focus from Tesco’s Homeplus back to home-minus

      If Tesco were another grocer, hiving off a lossmaking business for more than expected might buoy market spirits and...

    14. September 7, 2015

      PwC report questions pay deals of FTSE 100 chief executives

      New research has cast doubt on whether FTSE 100 boards are setting effective pay targets, as chief executives have...

    15. September 3, 2015

      Let’s keep a sense of proportion on pay

      “If I can’t have a pay rise,” declares the disgruntled executive in an old joke, “can you at least give the head of...

    16. September 2, 2015

      French economy minister slams Michel Combes’ Alcatel-Lucent exit

      France’s Socialist government has lashed out at the former chief executive of Alcatel-Lucent, deploring his recent...

    17. September 1, 2015

      Michel Combes’ golden parachute shines light on executive pay

      For months, departing Alcatel-Lucent chief executive Michel Combes kept quiet about his future job, batting away...

    18. August 28, 2015

      Princely sums: pay can sometimes seem to reward failure

      Nice work if you can get it. So thought this columnist, 20 years ago, on being paid £45 by a broadcaster to monitor...

    19. August 23, 2015

      Jeremy Corbyn targets ‘ludicrous’ pay and Murdoch’s media empire

      Jeremy Corbyn, the hard-left frontrunner to lead the UK’s opposition Labour party, has attacked “ludicrous” corporate...

    20. August 17, 2015

      FTSE chiefs earn 183 times average salary of UK workers

      Chief executives of Britain’s top-100 listed companies earned 183 times the salaries of the average UK worker last year...

    21. August 12, 2015

      Zoopla founder and CEO awarded multimillion-pound pay deal

      Zoopla has awarded its founder and chief executive Alex Chesterman a pay deal that could see him pocketing as much as...

    22. August 12, 2015

      Davies Review needs to ask the right questions

      Working women in the UK are still paid nearly a fifth less than their male peers. And there are just five female chief...

    23. August 7, 2015

      Top US executive pay deserves greater scrutiny

      Business lobbyists are angry about the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s decision this week to require companies...

    24. August 5, 2015

      SEC adopts rule to reveal chief executive pay ratio

      US companies will have to disclose the gap between their chief executives’ pay and an average employee’s salary under a...

    25. August 2, 2015

      Executive pay is a touchy but misunderstood subject

      Executive compensation is closely scrutinised by politicians and public investors. Oracle, the software company, was...

    26. July 31, 2015

      Executive pay: ratio wrangle

      A new pay disclosure rule is rattling corporate America. It is a “logistical nightmare” with “extraordinary costs and...

    27. July 30, 2015

      Link pay to standards, says bankers’ group

      An influential advisory group has lambasted standards of conduct across the banking industry, calling for boards to...

    28. July 29, 2015

      Shareholder value is a cover for over-mighty chief executives

      The main problem with companies is that they put shareholders first and ignore staff and customers’ interests, Andy...

    29. July 17, 2015

      Indefensible secrets on women’s pay

      Owing to their limited training and experience,” the British Employers’ Confederation told the Royal Commission on...

    30. July 7, 2015

      Look at the expensive badge I’m wearing

      Noise-cancelling headphones are among my most prized possessions. I even keep backups at the office and in my bag. Not...

    31. July 2, 2015

      JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley chiefs top banker pay league table

      JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon regained the title of the world’s best paid bank chief executive last year, and has now topped...

    32. July 2, 2015

      Banker pay rebounds but only for a few

      Bank chief executives’ pay is rapidly returning to pre-crisis levels — but only if your name happens to be Jamie Dimon...

    33. June 12, 2015

      Average FTSE 100 boss paid 150 times more than the average worker

      FTSE 100 chief executive and worker pay widens Greek philosopher Plato mused that the best paid in society should not...

    34. June 5, 2015

      Why performance pay is a bad incentive for good behaviour

      ‘CMI reveals a third of failing UK managers still receive bonus’ Financial Times, June 4 How hard can it be to pay...

    35. June 5, 2015

      Thames Water awards sharp pay rises to top executives

      Thames Water has awarded sharp increases in pay to top executives after negotiating an inflation-beating pricing...

    36. June 4, 2015

      Protest vote at Morrison over Philips payout

      Wm Morrison has suffered a significant protest vote against its pay policies after the £1m bonus paid to ousted chief...

    37. June 4, 2015

      Bolland’s pay up 32% after M&S profit rise

      Marc Bolland, chief executive of Marks and Spencer, has been rewarded with a healthy pay increase after the UK high...

    38. June 3, 2015

      CMI reveals a third of failing UK managers still receive bonus

      Nearly a third of UK managers who were ranked as underperforming last year were given a bonus anyway, according to data...

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