Executive Pay

You'd Not Believe How Much More Your Boss Gets Paid Than You

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Politics

The average director of a top company is now paid 85 times as much as the average member of their staff, according to a new report. The TUC said bo...

These 6 CEOs Are Ludicrously Better Paid Than Their Staff

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK

Britain's business leaders have enjoyed seeing their pay packets soar as the economy recovers from the financial crash, but average workers have not b...

Why We Need to Tackle Income Inequality in the UK

Deborah Hargreaves | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Politics
Deborah Hargreaves

A chief executive in one of Britain's biggest businesses takes home more in three days than an average employee can earn in a year. The pay gap between those at the top of the income scale and the rest of the workforce has continued to rise sharply year after year - throughout the recession and recovery.

These Cats Are More Than Just Fat

Mark Serwotka | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Politics
Mark Serwotka

Listen carefully and you just might hear the distant pop of champagne corks as bosses celebrate already being paid more this week than you could earn all year... These cats didn't just put on few pounds by creaming off the top of the milk. They have swigged down the whole bottle and gorged themselves on the contents of the fridge and all the kitchen cupboards.

Nationwide Executive Pay Is a Disgrace to Mutualism: Fight Back at the AGM!

Asa Cusack | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Asa Cusack

This weekend I got up in the middle of night and plastered my own branch of Nationwide with posters bearing the simple message "£3m for CEO? Vote NO @AGM". Then I started a petition against them via 38degrees. This is why.

He's Earning HOW Much?

Charlie Thomas | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK

Biopharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has revealed its new chief executive Pascal Soriot will receive a base salary of £1.1 million a year after jumpin...

A Year on From the Riots: Let's Not Forget We Have a Country To Heal

Matthew Butcher | Posted 07.10.2012 | UK Politics
Matthew Butcher

Next summer we won't have an Olympics. It's down to all of us to make sure that an August without sport or troops on the streets of London won't result in the kind of disturbance we saw last year.

Cable Executive Pay Plans 'Watered Down'

PA | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK Politics

Vince Cable moved to strengthen the hand of shareholders today by giving them powers to lead the crackdown on excessive executive pay deals. The Bu...

FTSE Chief Pay Up 12% To £4.8m

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK

The row over executive pay was reignited on Tuesday after it emerged that rewards for blue-chip bosses rose 12% to an average of £4.8 million last ye...

Pay And Bonuses Combine To Take Exec Pay Over £1m

PA | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

Finance directors in the UK's top companies received a 9.5% increase in pay and bonuses last year, taking median income to more than £1 million, acco...

William Hill Boss Bags £1.2m Despite Shareholder Revolt

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK

The UK's largest bookmaker William Hill signalled today that its boss will still get a £1.2 million pay-to-stay bonus, despite a major rebuke from sh...

HSBC - Massive Profits And Big Bonuses Coming Tomorrow

PA | Posted 27.04.2012 | UK

Profits of more than £14 billion and a pay package worth up to £12.5 million for its chief executive are set to be revealed by HSBC tomorrow. Cit...

Is RBS Boss' £1m Bonus Really Too Much?

Huffington Post UK | Peter Guest | Posted 25.01.2012 | UK

If a CEO can reverse the fortunes of a loss-making, state-owned bank and see some of the profits returned to the taxpayer, just how much does he deser...

Someone Else Who Shouldn't Get A Bonus? Cameron Urged To Intervene

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 22.03.2012 | UK Politics

Labour leader Ed Miliband has called on David Cameron to block any million pound-plus bonus payout to the chief executive of the predominantly state-o...

Cameron Outlines His 'Moral Capitalism' Vision. Sound Familiar?

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron set out his vision for "moral capitalism" in a major speech on the economy on Thursday. He suggested transparency to help stem the wo...

PHOTOS: Mixed Bag Of Outrageous Stories In The Sunday Papers

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK

The first 'proper' Sunday papers of the New Year are dominated by an interview David Cameron has given to the Telegraph , on a wide range of issues in...

Cameron Hints At Curbs For Fat Cat Executives

PA | Posted 08.03.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron backed powers for shareholders to veto executive pay packages as political pressure to curb vast salaries and bonuses gathered pace. ...

Investor Groups Tells Banks To Slash Bonuses Now

Huffington Post UK | Peter Guest | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK

The Association of British Insurers (ABI), an influential investor group representing billions of pounds of assets, has joined demands for pay curbs f...

Nick Clegg Reveals Plans To Get Tough On Huge Executive Pay

Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post Reporter | Posted 02.02.2012 | UK Politics

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has revealed the coalition will bring forward proposals to legislate on excessive executive pay. Speaking on the B...

Institute Of Directors Warn Executive Pay Rates Are 'Unsustainable'

PA | Posted 26.01.2012 | UK

Executive pay rates are "unsustainable" and are damaging business in the eyes of the public, the Institute of Directors (IoD) has warned. In a hard...

Executive Pay Is 'Corrosive' To The Economy And Society, Commission Says

Huffington Post UK | Peter Guest | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK

The disparity in pay between the UK's top directors and average workers is now at a "tipping point" where society and the economy are being undermined...

FTSE 100 Directors’ Incomes Rise By 49% Despite Recession Fears

Huffington Post UK | Peter Guest | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK

FTSE 100 directors have seen their total earnings rise by 49% over the last year to hit an average of nearly £2.7m, according to a report. Researc...