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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. May 31, 2015

      WPP faces another revolt over Sir Martin Sorrell’s pay

      WPP chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell faces a shareholder revolt over his £43m pay award for 2014 after two leading...

    10. May 31, 2015

      ‘Executive pay has become totally dysfunctional’

      The ability of the UK’s fund industry to tackle rising boardroom salaries and complicated pay structures has been...

    11. May 28, 2015

      Executive pay holds the key to the productivity puzzle

      Productivity has declined in all the major developed economies. This fall is not a mystery, as is often claimed. Poor...

    12. May 27, 2015

      Dimon hits out at ‘lazy’ shareholders

      Jamie Dimon has hit out at “lazy” shareholders who followed proxy advisory services’ guidance to vote against his pay...

    13. May 21, 2015

      Two-fifths of FTSE 100 executives hold shares for five years

      Two-fifths of the UK’s largest public companies now insist that executives awarded shares in long-term incentive plans...

    14. May 20, 2015

      CEO pay: it is time for one brave leader to ask for less

      Chief executive pay is a scandal. It is too high, too complicated and has badly damaged the image of business. Even...

    15. May 19, 2015

      JPMorgan investors protest over pay and end to joint chief role

      JPMorgan Chase’s board survived a shareholder vote on executive pay but suffered another significant vote calling for...

    16. May 14, 2015

      Rising tide of financial regulation washes over recalcitrant boards

      Nearly half of the world’s biggest financial institutions are still not doing enough at board level to address risk...

    17. May 13, 2015

      ABN Amro chairman apologises after executive pay reversal

      The chairman of ABN Amro has apologised for the uproar over executive pay that is disrupting the Dutch bank’s planned...

    18. May 13, 2015

      Drop long-term pay plans, think-tank argues

      Long-term incentive plans (LTips) for executives should be scrapped and performance bonuses should be paid in cash not...

    19. May 10, 2015

      Activist shareholders lead new French revolution of pay excess

      Three years after the UK’s “shareholder spring” inspired a rash of investor protests against excessive executive pay,...

    20. May 5, 2015

      BG investors protest over Helge Lund’s pay

      Investors in BG Group, the UK-based oil and gas producer, have rebelled against a multimillion pound pay deal for Helge...

    21. May 1, 2015

      Entertainment: High pay, but a more transparent market

      Some defenders of chief executives and their pay argue that they are no different from high performers in other fields....

    22. April 30, 2015

      Executive pay: The battle to align risks and rewards

      Executive pay: Eight top earners The annual meetings season has brought renewed anger over executive pay. This week, 75...

    23. April 30, 2015

      WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell is highest-paid FTSE 100 chief executive

      Sir Martin Sorrell earned £43m last year, making him the highest-paid chief executive in the FTSE 100 by some margin....

    24. April 30, 2015

      UK board members admit pay model is broken

      A majority of UK board members believe the executive pay model is broken, and not closely aligned with companies’...

    25. April 26, 2015

      US banks face ‘golden parachutes’ challenge

      Investors are set to challenge some of Wall Street’s biggest banks on their “golden parachutes,” which can see top...

    26. April 19, 2015

      Best-paid fund management chief executives revealed

      An ocean divides the offices of the chief executives at the biggest asset management houses in New York and London but...

    27. April 17, 2015

      G4S chief executive Ashley Almanza receives 73% pay rise

      The chief executive of G4S, Ashley Almanza, has been rewarded with a 73 per cent pay increase for returning the...

    28. April 10, 2015

      Aviva backtracks on plan to boost pay for top executives

      Aviva has completed the UK insurance industry’s biggest deal since 2000 with its acquisition of Friends Life, but the...

    29. April 10, 2015

      Goldman Sachs adopts new targets on executive pay packages

      Goldman Sachs placed new targets on the pay package of Lloyd Blankfein and other top executives in response to...

    30. April 1, 2015

      Morgan Stanley chief lands $22.5m pay package

      Morgan Stanley chief executive James Gorman has received a 25 per cent pay rise after the US investment bank handed him...

    31. March 31, 2015

      Glass Lewis calls for vote against BP’s pay

      A leading shareholder group has recommended voting against the pay of BP chief executive Bob Dudley and his board at...

    32. March 31, 2015

      Prudential chief Tidjane Thiam gets 36% pay rise to £11.8m

      Tidjane Thiam, the outgoing Prudential chief executive, received a 36 per cent pay rise in 2014, taking his earnings to...

    33. March 27, 2015

      Centrica discloses chief’s pay

      Iain Conn, chief executive of Centrica since January, could earn up to £6.3m a year in salary and bonuses under the...

    34. March 26, 2015

      Porat to receive $70m Google award in first year

      Ruth Porat, the outgoing chief financial officer of Morgan Stanley, is set to receive a cash and stock award worth more...

    35. March 20, 2015

      Brady Dougan receives SFr9.7m in final year at Credit Suisse

      Brady Dougan received SFr9.7m ($9.9m) in his final year as Credit Suisse chief executive, the bank’s annual report has...

    36. March 16, 2015

      Aviva to boost chief’s potential pay to £6.7m

      Aviva is to increase chief executive Mark Wilson’s potential pay package to £6.7m as he prepares to lead an enlarged...

    37. March 16, 2015

      Outgoing Standard Chartered chief Peter Sands paid $5m last year

      Peter Sands took home $5.1m in pay last year even after he was unseated as Standard Chartered’s chief executive and...

    38. March 15, 2015

      WPP chief Sir Martin Sorrell to pocket £36m shares award

      Sir Martin Sorrell will receive £36m from a controversial share plan this year, even though the scheme was dismantled...

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