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Boardroom Excess? British Companies Stick with Bonus Plans Despite Criticism

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Company News 16am EDT Boardroom excess? British companies stick with bonus plans despite criticism * Pressure grows to ditch long-term incentive plans * Most firms have renewed plans for three years * Some investors cautious on blanket ban By Simon Jessop LONDON, April 13 Pressure on British companies to ditch a common performance-related bonus scheme blamed for generating excessive executive pay has not stopped many firms from planning to stick with such schemes for another three years, a Reuters analysis shows. In theory so-called long-term incentive plans (LTIPs) aim to legitimately encourage management success in boosting shareholder returns. Yet a series of corporate ...

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