Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 23 April 2014

Shareholder showdown over firms' pay policies

Anger over boardroom pay will explode again this week as further investor rebellions demonstrate the "shareholder spring" of unrest continues unabated.

Cookson, the FTSE 250 engineering group, and online gaming firm 888 are in the immediate line of fire. Both companies are braced for chunky votes against their pay policies when they stage annual meetings on Wednesday and Thursday respectively.