BT chief’s pay boosted by share price rise

Ian Livingston’s annual earnings have risen to £8.5m after a 50% rise in BT’s market value in the last year BT chief executive Ian Livingston’s annual earnings have risen to £8.5m, boosted by a rise in the company’s share price which will also see 1,000 managers share windfall payouts averaging £120,000. Having overseen a 50% […]


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Post-Ferguson, Manchester United struggles to justify £2bn price tag

• Man Utd’s sluggish revenues• BT’s sporting gamble• What is Co-op’s raison d’etre?• Stuart Rose off to a flyer Contrary to some reports, Manchester United’s New York-listed shares did not plunge on Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement. They ended the week 2.7% lower than they started it – that’s next to nothing. But they should have […]


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FTSE 100 hits highest since October 2007

Central bank action, reasonable economic data and upbeat company results continued to support the market Leading shares rose for the seventh day in a row on Friday, with the FTSE 100 index closing above 6600 for the first time since October 2007. A combination of central bank action, reasonable economic data and upbeat company results […]


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