Lloyds boss called before MPs over his pension payments

António Horta-Osório pocketed an extra £400,000 a year on top of his basic £1.3m salaryLloyds chief executive António Horta-Osório has been summoned in front of MPs over executive pension payments that have allowed him to pocket an extra £419,000 a yea…

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Uber and CitySprint among gig economy firms to face parliament

Frank Field MP launches inquiry examining law and enforcement as firms still ‘evade justice’ on worker rightsUber and courier firms including CitySprint are to be called to give evidence to a parliamentary inquiry into gig economy companies which have …

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Carillion bosses displayed ‘greed on stilts’, MPs claim

MPs’ committee reveals new evidence showing how bosses sought to boost and protect bonuses despite dire financesCarillion bosses have been accused of demonstrating “greed on stilts” by worrying more about “fat pay and bonuses” for bosses than looking o…

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‘Go tackle Carillion or someone else’ – Philip Green tells MP

Retail tycoon calls for truce over BHS collapse in letter to Commons committee chair saying everyone is bored

Sir Philip Green, the Topshop owner, has written to the MP Frank Field calling for a “truce” in their long-running public spat over the collapse of the BHS retail chain.

Writing in a letter to the chair of the House of Commons work and pensions select committee at the end of last month, leaked to the Mail on Sunday, the retail tycoon told Field it was time to “avoid another public spat, that you so enjoy”.

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