Boardroom pay comes under scrutiny

Press Association

Non-executive chairmen of top companies received average pay rises of 6% last year, taking their earnings to almost £400,000, a new study has revealed.

Pay analysts Incomes Data Services (IDS) said its research among FTSE firms showed average fees ranged from £270,000 in technology businesses to over half a million pounds in oil and gas companies.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%