The latest news and views from the High Pay Centre.
29 May 2019: HPC Head of Policy and Research, Ashley Walsh, blogs on the quality of workforce disclosures among FTSE 100 firms.
9 May 2019: Our analysis of shareholder voting patterns makes the case against a corporate governance system policed by dis-engaged investors
2 May 2019: To cut the gender pay gap, we need to be open to different types of working, and reduce inequality between high and low earners more generally. HPC Director Luke Hildyard writes for Left Foot Forward
23 Apr 2019: Pay setting committees have failed to address stakeholder concerns about executive pay practices. There should be an explicit mandate to deliver fairness and proportionality, with workers given a voice in the process. HPC Director Luke Hildyard's article for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales
11 Apr 2019: A disclosure paints a thousand words - blog by HPC Head of Policy and Research, Ashley Walsh, for Left Foot Forward.
19 Mar 2019: The UK has more millionaire bankers than the rest of Europe put together, according to figures from the European Banking Authority. Blog by HPC Director Luke Hildyard for Open Democracy)
6 Mar 2019: HPC is delighted to announce that Baroness Lister of Burtersett, Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at Loughborough University, has joined our Board of Directors
29 Jan 2019: The new Sunday Times 'tax rich list' is a welcome initiative, but praise for people for merely paying their taxes should be measured - blog by HPC Head of Policy and Research Ashley Walsh for Left Foot Forward
3 Jan 2019: HPC and CIPD research illustrates the UK's economic divisions
3 Dec 2018: HPC Head of Policy and Research Ashley Walsh blogs on a new report commissioned by the Labour Party
21 Sep 2018: Author of new book on top pay calls for a new corporate ethos - contact HPC to attend the launch on 11 October
Since 1 January 2020 the average FTSE 100 CEO has earned:
Income inequality in the UK
Wealth inequality in the UK
- HPC/CIPD Annual FTSE 100 CEO Pay Review - CEO pay flat in 2019
Median FTSE 100 CEO pay stands at £3.6 million - almost 120 times the average UK worker - but pandemic pay cuts could mean figure falls next year
- Blog: To ‘build back better’, we must tackle executive pay
New research has revealed how much CEOs earn compared to their colleagues – and the results aren’t pretty.
- Blog: COVID19 and corporate resilience
The pandemic is highlighting the deep flaws in the UK’s corporate governance system. Will this prompt listed companies to rethink their priorities? - A blog by Rachel Kay, a researcher at the High Pay Centre