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# Executive Pay

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# top brass
Here's what the CEOs in some of Ireland's top companies earn
ICTU has compiled a list of 26 companies with an average CEO pay of €2.3 million.
# ceo pay
Barnardos didn't stick to the guidelines for paying its senior staff, says audit
Another HSE audit found a discrepancy in fuel cards used by the National Ambulance Service.
# for a good cause
REVEALED: The charities with CEOs still earning more than €100,000
Analysis of’s survey of 40 charitable organisations.
# Cha-ching!
Some top Irish executives get bonuses of 100% (with no pay cap)
A new salary guide published by professional recruitment agency Morgan McKinley also found that Dublin professionals get paid more that those in other parts.
# Executive Pay
"Don't punish sick kids" - charity warns hospitals still need help, despite top-up furore
There is a serious risk of donors not supporting fundraising campaigns in protest over the top-up payments to hospital executives, a charity has warned.
# Public Accounts Committee
"'Because I'm worth it' culture is still alive and well': HSE to be grilled over top-up payments
The Public Accounts Committee is to scrutinise top-up payments to some CEOs in voluntary hospitals in the wake of controversy this week.
# Executive Pay
'Ministers knew' about top-up payments for senior health staff
“There’s only one thing that should happen now. Come next week, these payments must cease”.
# Executive Pay
Government ‘attempting to weed out’ top-up payments to health executives – Kenny
Taoiseach Enda Kenny confirmed that over almost a third of the hospitals and health agencies under Section 38 are breaching rules on pay senior executives.
# hospital exec pay
HSE will report on hospital executive pay breaches 'in a couple of days'
The deadline for hospitals to respond to a HSE request for details on their compliance with pay rules was 6pm this evening.
# Executive Pay
'This has got to stop': Reilly concerned about pay top-ups for some health chiefs
Remuneration for some hospital chiefs has caused controversy in the last 24 hours.
Aaron McKenna: Large pay packets aren’t an injustice – they’re a reward
Controversy over generous pension arrangements for executives means we risk throwing the baby out with the bathwater.
# Executive Pay
Chiefs of Bord Gáis, ESB and An Post still won’t say they will take pay cut
Pat Rabbitte asked the heads of the three semi-States under his remit to accept voluntary pay cap of €250,000 a month ago – they still haven’t given him an answer.
# Severance Pay
Ten departing health board execs given €4m in severance
The ten individuals were given an average payout of €405,000 each when they left as the Health Board became the HSE in 2005, according to the Medical Independent.
# Banking
UK gets tough on Bankers pay
A new code will see at least 40% of bonuses deferred for three years.