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  1. July 24, 2014

    Corporatism not capitalism is to blame for inequality

    Lethargic growth, depressed employment, widespread job dissatisfaction and staggering debt – such is life in a western world...

  2. 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,...

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. May 14, 2014

    Executive bonuses fall 23% within a year

    The bonuses of company executive directors have fallen by 23 per cent to just under £50,000 during the past year, research...

  25. May 11, 2014

    Pressure grows on Oracle over Ellison pay

    Oracle is facing renewed pressure over the pay of its founder and chief executive Larry Ellison from investors who say the...

  26. May 8, 2014

    Standard Chartered investors revolt over new pay structure

    Investors in Standard Chartered registered a significant protest vote against the bank’s new pay structure, with more than...

  27. May 7, 2014

    Reckitt hit by shareholder revolt over pay plans

    More than 40 per cent of shareholders in Reckitt Benckiser refused to back the company’s remuneration report in a sign that...

  28. May 6, 2014

    Investors criticise Standard Chartered pay policies

    Several investors have criticised the pay policy of Standard Chartered as two leading shareholder groups have recommended...

  29. May 6, 2014

    Royal Mail will not raise chief Moya Greene’s pay

    Royal Mail will not raise the pay and incentives of Moya Greene, its Canadian chief executive, at her own request – thus...

  30. May 6, 2014

    Apple’s Angela Ahrendts in line for $68m payday

    Apple has welcomed its long-awaited new retail chief Angela Ahrendts with a stock grant worth up to $68m. Ms Ahrendts left...

  31. May 5, 2014

    Temperature rising again on corporate pay

    The temperature is rising again over pay. Last Wednesday, the announcement of a big pay increase for Sir Martin Sorrell at...

  32. May 2, 2014

    Network Rail cuts executive bonuses

    The UK’s railway operator has said it will cut bonuses for its most senior directors. Under a new regime announced on...

  33. April 30, 2014

    Stephen Elop gets bigger-than-expected €24.2m Nokia pay-off

    Stephen Elop received a bigger-than-expected pay-off of €24.2m from Nokia despite the former chief executive presiding over...

  34. April 30, 2014

    Sir Martin Sorrell’s pay rises by two-thirds to £30m

    Sir Martin Sorrell is again facing criticism from large shareholders in his marketing services group WPP, after it emerged...

  35. April 25, 2014

    The low politics of bankers’ pay

    Six years may have passed since the financial crisis but the debate about executive pay in Britain remains as heated as...

  36. April 25, 2014

    Growing intensely relaxed about the filthy rich

    Here we go again. The UK’s latest annual meeting season has barely kicked off and already there is a bust-up about pay, with...

  37. April 25, 2014

    Pearson suffers shareholder protest over executive pay policy

    Pearson has suffered a shareholder protest vote over the education company’s remuneration policy in the latest sign of...

  38. April 24, 2014

    Directors of UK-listed groups face bonus clampdown

    Directors of UK-listed companies face tougher rules governing bonus payments amid broad pressure for more pay discipline in...

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