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The latest news and views from the High Pay Centre.

Progress and the gentleman from The Times

25 Jan 2016: A startling column by Matthew Parris shows that concern about excessive pay is shared across the political spectrum

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Some misconceptions about high pay

22 Jan 2016: The dust has settled on "Fat Cat Tuesday". No good arguments have been offered in defence of excessive pay. What does this tell us?

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Fat Cat Tuesday 2016

4 Jan 2016: Top bosses will already have made more money by the first Tuesday of 2016 than the typical UK worker will earn all year

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2015 Research in Review

16 Dec 2015: A look at our research from this past year, including our major projects on performance related pay and pay ratios

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Shareholder Rights Directive - latest developments (or lack of them)

16 Nov 2015: Progress (such as it is) is slow and uncertain on the Shareholder Rights Directive

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Talk About Low Expectations

9 Nov 2015: Our analysis of PwC's new report on bonus target disclosure by FTSE100 companies.

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Introduce pay caps on “greedy and self-centred” business fat cats, says SNP backbencher

28 Oct 2015: A write-up in the Scottish Herald of our event at the SNP Party Conference

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Author of pay reforms admits they need to go further

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

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A force for fairness: How the EU improves our working lives

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

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From the vaults: a maximum wage proposal from 1994

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

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High Pay Centre appoints Stefan Stern as its new director

1 Oct 2015: New leader to take over running of High Pay Centre while Deborah Hargreaves joins the board

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Blog: Does high executive pay really have no effect on pay of ordinary workers?

28 Sep 2015: Revealing pronouncements on increased minimum wage prompt important debate about top pay

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Business responds to our report on Performance-related Pay

25 Aug 2015: We wrote to the remuneration committee at every FTSE 100 Company - see who responded!

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CEO Pay up to £5 million - the media coverage

20 Aug 2015: Highlights of extensive coverage of our report showing the ongoing rise in CEO pay relative to low and middle-income earners

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Comment: Easyjet pay dispute exacerbated by high executive pay

10 Aug 2015: HPC Deputy Director Luke Hildyard blogs for Left Foot Forward on the importance of trade unions in combating pay inequality

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