Executive pay

This month’s training news in brief

1 May 2005

Financial complianceThe Financial Services Skills Council (FSSC) is seeking feedback on its new draft industry performance standards for compliance and...

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Top execs face salary freeze at IBM

27 Apr 2005

IBM has announced that it will not increase the salaries of its top 50 executives until business picks up at the world’s biggest computer company

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Siebel pays £2.5m to outgoing CEO

25 Apr 2005

Outgoing Siebel Systems chief executive officer Michael Lawrie has received a $4.5m (£2.5m) severance package from the company, after less than a year in the job.

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Firms fall in line over fat-cat pay policies

19 Apr 2005

The Directors’ Remuneration Report Regulations have led to greater transparency and accountability on executive pay, according to a report commissioned...

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Drinks firm chief executive in line for £14m pay-off

7 Apr 2005

Allied Domecq's chief executive could receive a windfall of more than £14m if takeover talks lead to the sale of the drinks business.

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Big chief execs see salaries catching up with US counterparts

21 Mar 2005

UK chief executives have seen their pay rise almost 80% since Labour came to power in 1997, according to new research

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BP chief executive picks up £5.65m

9 Mar 2005

The chief executive of BP has been rewarded for a year of bumper profits with a £5.65m pay package - equivalent to more than £15,000 a day.

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Bonus boosts nets senior UK executives extra cash

7 Mar 2005

Median bonuses were 10% higher in 2004 than in the previous year, but salaries were unchanged, survey shows

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Nobody wants to be an MP

24 Feb 2005

Westminster is suffering major recruitment problems, according to Andrew Marr, political editor of the BBC.

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Companies face pressure to disclose directors’ remuneration

24 Feb 2005

An international accounting standard (IAS24) could force companies to disclose the full value of individual directors' remuneration packages, according to consultancy Watson Wyatt.

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This week’s news in brief

22 Feb 2005

Worker protection callThe government should change the law to give more protection to employees who raise health and safety concerns,...

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Lack of faith in senior managers is exposed

22 Feb 2005

UK organisations are being hampered by serious weaknesses in the people skills of senior management, research has revealed.

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Top companies need to adopt best practice on executive pensions

4 Feb 2005

Companies need to adopt rational standards for directors' pensions packages to comply with new legislation and answer close shareholder scrutiny

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News in brief

1 Feb 2005

Charities need your help; Stair-climbing Scots; Fat-cat report rejected; No cash for equal pay

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Business leaders cool on Hewitt’s call for guidelines on directors’ pay

26 Jan 2005

The Government risks reopening divisions if it presses business leaders to develop joint guidelines on directors' contracts.

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