Directors enjoy pay boost

Directors of companies listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) got big wage rises over the last year, data from the Incomes Data Services showed today. Total earnings for AIM directors rose by 5.7 per cent in the year to April, from a median of £184,500 to £195,000 – meaning their pay has boomed some 58 per cent over the last seven years. Average settlements across the economy as a whole were up just 2.5 per cent compared to the year before.