Executive pay and bonuses

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Star stock picker Terry Smith paid nearly £30m as Fundsmith booms
Bumper year for co-owner of UK’s largest equity fund seen as the British version of Warren Buffet

Kalyeena Makortoff

13, Apr, 2021 @7:07 PM

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UK policies on tackling runaway CEO pay have backfired, says Vince Cable
Ex-minister says measures ‘do not tell us about fairness culture’ in a company and may have widened the gap

Jillian Ambrose

07, Apr, 2021 @4:46 PM

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Grovelling apologies fail to get Rio Tinto out of a hole
The destruction of an ancient site, and the pay of a departed boss, will be hot topics with the miner’s investors this week

Jasper Jolly

03, Apr, 2021 @11:05 PM

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April Fools’ Day tale is right on the money | Letters
Letters: A story about a boss being paid £425m last year and another about a second Suez canal left readers guessing which was the spoof report


01, Apr, 2021 @5:02 PM

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Bet365 boss’s £421m pay for 2020 takes earnings over £1bn in four years
Bumper package for Denise Coates comes as gambling firm reports fall in revenue

Rob Davies

31, Mar, 2021 @3:17 PM

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FCA under pressure to explain green light for sub-prime lender's rescue plan
Exclusive: Cross-party MPs critical of Amigo plan to cap compensation while allowing board £7m in bonuses

Kalyeena Makortoff and Phillip Inman

28, Mar, 2021 @5:00 PM

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London Stock Exchange boss's pay nearly tripled after Refinitiv takeover
David Schwimmer got a base salary of £800,000, a £1.4m bonus and £4.3m in long-term bonus shares

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

22, Mar, 2021 @8:53 PM

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Bonus reforms 'biggest shake-up of UK corporate governance in years'
Clawback proposals to target directors and stop future payouts if companies collapse

Jasper Jolly

18, Mar, 2021 @12:01 AM

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The FCA's criminal prosecution of NatWest could cause real damage
Civil cases lost by other banks only led to financial penalties, but the verdict here may hit its reputation

Nils Pratley

16, Mar, 2021 @7:36 PM

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Shell chief took more than 40% pay cut in 2020 as Covid hit profits
Oil company’s annual results show Ben van Beurden’s remuneration for the year fell to a total of £5m

Jasper Jolly, Jillian Ambrose

11, Mar, 2021 @1:47 PM

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Serco's top two executives handed £7.4m in pay for 2020
Deal including bonuses worth £5.5m likely to inflame anger given criticism of test-and-trace scheme

Rob Davies

10, Mar, 2021 @6:36 PM

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The very private life of Sir Chris Hohn - the man paid £1m a day
The hedge fund manager earns Britain’s biggest salary. He also avoids meat, likes yoga and supports Extinction Rebellion

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

05, Mar, 2021 @6:03 PM

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