The latest news and views from the High Pay Centre.
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!
10 Aug 2015: HPC Deputy Director Luke Hildyard blogs for Left Foot Forward on the importance of trade unions in combating pay inequality
2 Jul 2015: Our letter highlights a flaw in the 2013 remuneration reporting regulations. We are calling for more clarity about the relationship between companies and the remuneration consultants they use.
29 Jun 2015: HPC Deputy Director Luke Hildyard's monthly blog for Left Foot Forward
4 Jun 2015: A stronger case needs to be made for the social benefits of EU membership
28 Apr 2015: A blog for British Influence, based on our report highlighting the key role the European Union's (EU) plays in ensuring vital workers’ rights and arguing that tackling inequality should be part of the case for Britain's EU membership
15 Apr 2015: Our new report examines public attitudes towards existing rights at work guaranteed by EU agreements, and potential ways in which the EU could tackle inequality
Since 1 January 2017 the average FTSE 100 CEO has earned:
Income inequality in the UK
Wealth inequality in the UK
- Reality Bites - average FTSE100 CEO pay package down 17% on previous year
Political pressure, public disapproval and campaigning all combined to restrain pay at the top in 2016. But what next?
- CIPD/High Pay Centre survey of FTSE100 CEO pay packages 2016
Our joint annual survey of the state of top pay in the FTSE100
- A government which has lost its purpose
High Pay Centre response to the Queen’s Speech – 21 June 2017