The pay of Ian Tyler, the chief executive of Balfour Beatty, broke through the £1m barrier last year

His take-home package of £1.04m was 10% up on last year’s figure of £949,248 and included a basic salary of £605,000 and a cash bonus of £336,000.

Deputy chief executive Anthony Rabin took home £720,255, which included a bonus of £226,667. The figure was up 10% on the previous year’s pay packet of £653,951 when he was finance director.