The total emoluments for directors of the Company and officers of the Group (excluding amounts due under the LTIP), as listed in Directors, officers and advisers, for services in all capacities was $5,546,000 (2006/07: $7,641,000). The amounts due under the LTIP for directors of the Company and officers of the Group was $nil (2006/07: $727,000, restated to reflect the market value at vesting). Under the LTIP 50% of the amounts due are payable in cash and the other 50% consists of the grant of an option to acquire shares in the Company. Details of the directors' emoluments are given in Directors' remuneration.
Except as set out in tables (a), (b) and (c) (see Directors' interests in shares▀, Directors' interests in LTIPs▀, Directors' interests in shares▀), or in the notes under these tables, no director nor any member of any director's immediate family had an interest in, or was granted or exercised any right to subscribe for, shares or debentures of the Company or any subsidiary, nor did any such right to subscribe lapse during the financial year, nor, other than the interests of Sir Malcolm Williamson, was there any change between the end of the financial year and 8 April 2008 in the interests of any director of the Company disclosed to the Company under the provisions of Section 324 (duty of directors to disclose shareholdings in own company) as extended by Section 328 (extension of Section 324 to spouses and children) of the Companies Act 1985 and under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules nor in any right to subscribe for shares in, or debentures of, the Company.
At 3 February 2007, 2 February 2008 and 8 April 2008, according to the register kept by the Company under Section 325 of the Companies Act 1985 and under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules, the directors held interests in the shares of the Company as indicated in tables (a), (b) and (c) (see Directors' interests in shares▀, Directors' interests in LTIPs▀, Directors' interests in shares▀). As explained here the value of the awards that vest under the LTIP depends upon the extent to which the performance conditions are met. The awards are also capped by reference to a percentage of the recipient's base salary.
The Group currently operates the ESOT and the 2004 ESOT. Robert Anderson, Walker Boyd, Terry Burman, and Mark Light, at, 3 February 2007, 2 February 2008 and 8 April 2008, were, in common with all other employees of the Group, deemed to have an interest in the shares held by the ESOT. The ESOT held 2,633,908 shares on 3 February 2007, 1,719,951 shares on 2 February 2008 and 1,719,951 shares on 8 April 2008. The 2004 ESOT held nil shares on 3 February 2007, nil shares on 2 February 2008 and nil shares on 8 April 2008.
No director had been granted any specific interest in such shares. The Company's register of directors' interests, which is open to inspection at the registered office, contains full details of directors' shareholdings and share options.