BP links staff bonuses to safety performance

BP is to link staff bonuses directly to safety performance in the last quarter of 2010.

BP’s chief executive Bob Dudley made the announcement ahead of a review of the BP Group’s reward structure in early 2011.

The company previously used a range of criteria to assess variable performance pay, but will now use the single criterion of safety and risk management performance.

The new assessment criterion will apply to employees in manufacturing and operating units across the group.

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