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BP links staff bonuses to safety performance

BP's new boss Bob Dudley has told the company's 80,000 employees that safety will be the sole measure for bonus payments in the fourth quarter.

Mr Dudley said in an email that payments would be linked to "reducing operational risks" and "excellent safety and compliance standards".

Existing bonus arrangements would be honoured for the first nine months of the year, he added.

BP is struggling to repair its image following the Gulf oil spill disaster.

Julia Caesar reports.

  • 19 Oct 2010
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