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Warren Buffett: voting against Coca-Cola's pay plan would be 'un-American'

Warren Buffett: voting against Coca-Cola's pay plan would be 'un-American'

The Sage of Omaha abstained from voting down stock options for executives even though he disagreed with it.

 

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Antony Jenkins faces the music at the Barclays AGM

Antony Jenkins faces the music at the Barclays AGM

24 April 2014

LIVE: Barclays shareholders will today vote on chief executive Antony Jenkins' decision to hike bonuses by 10%. Expect fireworks.

 
 
Wealthy, educated and working all hours: the rise of the 'super' working class

Wealthy, educated and working all hours: the rise of the 'super' working class

23 April 2014

A new social class is emerging of highly paid, well-educated professionals who shun time-off to stay in the office.

 
 
10 things Shakespeare can teach us about business

10 things Shakespeare can teach us about business

23 April 2014

It's the Bard's 450th birthday today - but age doesn't matter. Shakespeare has as much to say about modern business as any management consultant.

 
 
Hey, Cable: executive bonuses have already dropped

Hey, Cable: executive bonuses have already dropped

23 April 2014

If Vince Cable were on mastermind, this would be his specialist subject. This morning, he warned FTSE 100 chairmen they face government action on bonuses if they don't cut them.

 
 
Facebook has scuppered Silicon Valley's salary suppression plans

Facebook has scuppered Silicon Valley's salary suppression plans

22 April 2014

Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe couldn't stop the one-time upstart spoiling their scheme, proving collusion is inherently unstable.

 
 
The average Google employee earns $127,000

The average Google employee earns $127,000

16 April 2014

If you want dollar, work for a tech company. In the US, Google pays the most and Goldman Sachs is the only bank.

 
 
European banks say the bonus cap is actually helping them recruit staff

European banks say the bonus cap is actually helping them recruit staff

14 April 2014

After all the braying about cutting bonuses being bad, it turns out many bankers quite like fixed pay.

 
 
Condoleezza Rice has joined Dropbox's board

Condoleezza Rice has joined Dropbox's board

10 April 2014

Anti-Bush grunge band Pearl Jam is also now an investor in the online storage company. Could make for an interesting AGM.

 
 


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