The latest news and views from the High Pay Centre.
16 Nov 2015: Progress (such as it is) is slow and uncertain on the Shareholder Rights Directive
28 Oct 2015: A write-up in the Scottish Herald of our event at the SNP Party Conference
21 Oct 2015: Vince Cable believes his new rules on top pay have had an impact, but he would now require companies to reveal their pay ratios and give more voice to employees
12 Oct 2015: The campaign for the UK to remain in the EU must appeal to those immune to the overtures of big business - HPC Deputy Director Luke Hildyard writes for Policy Network
8 Oct 2015: In 1994, Rotherham MP Denis MacShane proposed a 'maximum wage' limiting executive's pay to 20 times that of their average employee. Read his proposal in the House of Commons - it's striking how many arguments still apply
1 Oct 2015: New leader to take over running of High Pay Centre while Deborah Hargreaves joins the board
28 Sep 2015: Revealing pronouncements on increased minimum wage prompt important debate about top pay
25 Aug 2015: We wrote to the remuneration committee at every FTSE 100 Company - see who responded!
Since 1 January 2017 the average FTSE 100 CEO has earned:
Income inequality in the UK
Wealth inequality in the UK
- Full text of joint CIPD/HPC submission to UK BEIS department Feb 2017
This unprecedented joint submission signifies the importance of this moment: an opportunity to make meaningful, lasting reforms to executive pay and boardroom culture and practice
- Joint HPC/CIPD response to government corporate governance green paper
Reform of pay and governance structures matter to all employees. We are pleased to make a joint submission with the CIPD
- Fat Cat Wednesday 2017
Welcome back to work. FTSE100 bosses will have already clocked up an average annual UK salary by lunchtime today.