Executive pay

Hewitt praises more disclosure on directors’ pay for investors

25 Jan 2005

Better disclosure on directors' pay is leading to improved dialogue between companies and shareholders, according to research published by the Department of Trade and Industry.

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Catering group puts an end to unmerited bonuses

6 Jan 2005

The Compass Group catering firm has introduced new restrictions to its executive bonus plans, to ensure that bosses are only...

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Standard Life chief gives up bonuses

5 Jan 2005

Sandy Crombie will not collect more than £500,000 in bonuses from the troubled life insurance company

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Chief executives’ salaries up 17.6 per cent

9 Dec 2004

Total remuneration for chief executives increased by an average of 17.6 per cent in the past year, more than five...

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Unions slam Underground bosses over bonus payments

9 Dec 2004

Money meant for improving London’s underground rail network is being paid as bonuses to the bosses of the private firms...

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Non-executive director fees rise significantly

6 Dec 2004

Non-executive director fees have risen by an average 38 per cent among those companies that have reviewed fees this year....

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UK directors gain 3 per cent pay rise

26 Nov 2004

Salaries for UK directors rose by 3 per cent in 2004, slightly above inflation, and in line with the rest...

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£9m pay deal for former boss of HR software firm

26 Oct 2004

The former chief executive of PeopleSoft has received a severance package of more than US$16m (£9m), following his ousting earlier...

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Executive directors see slow down in their pay rise

25 Oct 2004

Pay rises for executive directors of quoted companies are slowing, according to a new survey.According to professional services firm Deloitte...

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New recruits and senior execs are losing out on final salary pensions

19 Oct 2004

The majority of UK companies that have closed final salary pension schemes to new recruits have now also closed them...

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Pay gap widens as fat-cats continue to line their wallets

12 Oct 2004

The pay gap between boardroom executives and employees is continuing to widen. In the year to 30 June 2004, the...

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I’ll see you in six months…

10 Aug 2004

Sabbaticals are a win-win situation. Employees reap the benefits of rest or a change, and the business gains greater staff retention.

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Time to thin down fat cat pay

17 Feb 2004

HR is complicit in the great fat cat pay heist. It is time it gave some thought to improving the link betweenperformance and reward

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