Friday, May 28, 2021

Filling their pockets

 The owner of JD Sports, Millets and Black Leisure, and a string of overseas sportswear chains,  Peter Cowgill, has been handed almost £6m in bonuses since February last year despite the company accepting more than £100m in government support.

The retailer has already been criticised for restarting dividend payments to shareholders while retaining the government pandemic financial support. In April, after revealing that it was paying out £14m to shareholders.

JD Group paid its boss £6m after government support of £100m | Executive pay and bonuses | The Guardian

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