Long-term incentive plans are under the microscope as companies react to increasing pressure to address pay inequality.
One in ten of the UK's biggest companies is considering an end to long-term incentive plans, according to a report in the Financial Times.
The paper says the shift could see less complicated share-based schemes introduced for executives and could see a reduction in the pay gap between average workers and the highest paid executives.
Rupert Crafting, head of corporate finance at M&G, is quoted by the FT saying long-term incentive plans are "not the whole problem" but are a "significant" issue in the excessive pay debate.
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