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FTSE 100 firms using furlough pay CEOs average of £3.6m
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FTSE 100 firms using furlough pay CEOs average of £3.6m

High Pay Centre data will increase pressure on ‘super-rich fat cats’ to dip into their pockets
27 Apr 2020
‘Black Monday’ panic as global markets crash
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‘Black Monday’ panic as global markets crash

Oil price experiences biggest decline since 1991 Gulf War slump before closing 20% down
10 Mar 2020
How coronavirus has hit the financial markets
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How coronavirus has hit the financial markets

The market is entering the period of ‘peak fear’
28 Feb 2020
FTSE bosses paid typical worker's annual salary in 33 hours
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FTSE bosses paid typical worker's annual salary in 33 hours

Unions say the pay gap should be a source of national shame
6 Jan 2020
Boris bounce pushes FTSE to biggest one-day rally since 2016
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Boris bounce pushes FTSE to biggest one-day rally since 2016

Investors relieved by Tory government and perceived clarity on Brexit
17 Dec 2019
Why M&S is about to drop out of FTSE 100
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Why M&S is about to drop out of FTSE 100

Struggling high-street stalwart loses its place among the UK’s top 100 companies
4 Sep 2019
FTSE 100 bosses earn 117 times average worker
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FTSE 100 bosses earn 117 times average worker

CIPD says gap between executives and workers is ‘unacceptably wide’
22 Aug 2019

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FTSE hits nine-month high as Trump and Xi agree to talks
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FTSE hits nine-month high as Trump and Xi agree to talks

London index joins global rally - but will the market optimism last?
2 Jul 2019
Top FTSE executives facing curbs to pension payouts
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Top FTSE executives facing curbs to pension payouts

Shareholders and MPs express anger at huge pension perks and accounting trickery to mask size of payouts
25 Mar 2019
More FTSE 100 directors named Dave and Steve than minorities
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More FTSE 100 directors named Dave and Steve than minorities

Equality Group report finds 55% of ethnic minority Brits advised to be ‘more realistic’ about their career aspirations
30 Nov 2018
California bans all-male boardrooms - should UK follow suit?
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California bans all-male boardrooms - should UK follow suit?

The US state has passed law requiring public companies to have at least one woman on their board by end of 2019
1 Oct 2018
Why global stock markets are in 'free fall'
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Why global stock markets are in 'free fall'

European stock exchanges follow Dow Jones south with worst drop since Brexit vote
6 Feb 2018
Pay gap grows between workers and bosses
The pay gap between bosses and their workers has grown over the past two decades
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Pay gap grows between workers and bosses

New analysis marks 20 years since the introduction of the national minimum wage
2 Jan 2018
May 'waters down' fat cat pay reforms
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May 'waters down' fat cat pay reforms

Labour and unions say new rules on executive pay and corporate transparency are 'feeble'
30 Aug 2017
Fat cat pay curbs 'to be watered down'
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Fat cat pay curbs 'to be watered down'

Theresa May is expected to abandon radical plans to empower shareholders
21 Aug 2017
Brexit vote one year on: The winners and losers
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Brexit vote one year on: The winners and losers

Steep fall in the pound and a general sense of uncertainty have driven business trends
23 Jun 2017
Bonuses still increasing for City bosses
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Bonuses still increasing for City bosses

FTSE 100 directors earned higher rewards in 2015 than 2014, says analyst Deloitte
5 Sep 2016
UK exports enjoy record rise, so where is the Chancellor?
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UK exports enjoy record rise, so where is the Chancellor?

Manufacturers say 'worst is behind' the sector – but that doesn't fit the Brexit narrative
10 Jun 2016
The best investments of 2014 – and the worst
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The best investments of 2014 – and the worst

The FTSE 100 had a solid rather than a stellar year, but those who put their money in US investments had better luck
1 Jan 2015
Technology shares in decline: Dotbomb 2.0 or slow puncture?
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Technology shares in decline: Dotbomb 2.0 or slow puncture?

Shares in tech giants including Google, Yahoo and Facebook fall sharply, but could it be time to invest?
11 Apr 2014
Investing in 2014: The big questions to consider this year
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Investing in 2014: The big questions to consider this year

From the fate of the FTSE to China's prospects, what can investors expect over the next 12 months?
17 Jan 2014