Executive pay and bonuses

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The absurd arithmetic behind Centrica boss’s bonus | Nils Pratley
Last year Chris O’Shea spurned his annual bonus, this year he’s taking the full whack. What’s changed?

Nils Pratley

23, Mar, 2023 @7:03 AM

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Boss of British Gas owner sparks outrage with £4.5m pay packet
Chris O’Shea told to examine his conscience amid investigation into treatment of vulnerable customers

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

22, Mar, 2023 @3:10 PM

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Ousted Persimmon boss sets up new venture with his wife
Exclusive: Jeff Fairburn, who was forced to leave housebuilder after outrage at £82m bonus, registers ‘credit granting’ business

Alex Lawson

22, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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ITV chief executive Carolyn McCall was paid £3.5m last year
Sum represents 7% increase on previous pay package as staff at broadcaster received average 3% rise

Mark Sweney

20, Mar, 2023 @1:30 PM

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Drax chief’s pay packet jumped almost 70% to £5.4m in 2022
Campaigners say Will Gardiner’s pay rise comes from subsidies on energy bills paid for by public and accuse firm of greenwashing

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

17, Mar, 2023 @2:53 PM

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Shell chief’s pay package rose by more than 50% to nearly £10m in 2022
Campaigners and politicians criticise bonus for Ben van Beurden, who has since stood down

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

09, Mar, 2023 @8:26 AM

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BP boss could be in line for special bonus of up to £11.4m
Firm set for clash with investors over possible payout to Bernard Looney from three-year share award plan

Rupert Jones

26, Feb, 2023 @5:48 PM

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HSBC quarterly profits more than double after interest rate rises
Bank increases CEO’s bonus and plans bigger shareholder payout as it faces pressure from investor Ping An

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

21, Feb, 2023 @12:25 PM

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NatWest accused of ‘unjust’ profiteering after CEO paid £5.2m
Alison Rose becomes group’s second-highest-paid boss as bank reports largest profits since 2007

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

17, Feb, 2023 @3:37 PM

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Standard Chartered top bankers to receive biggest bonuses since financial crisis
Emerging markets-focused bank records strong performance with profits up by 28%

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

16, Feb, 2023 @3:58 PM

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Boohoo boss could be in line for £50m bonus
Online retailer raises incentives for senior management after slump in share price and slow Christmas sales

Joanna Partridge

16, Feb, 2023 @2:42 PM

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Barclays staff to share £1.2bn in bonuses despite drop in profits
The 15% fall in profits follows costs of US trading blunder and money being put aside for defaults by borrowers

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

15, Feb, 2023 @11:27 AM

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