The latest news and views from the High Pay Centre.
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
8 Apr 2015: Most big company performance measures in the UK are based on profits and share price - often judging companies relative to others, so that executives can still be rewarded even if shareholders lose out.
25 Mar 2015: The increasing number of ministers and senior civil servants recruited from the private sector to government ensures that policy favours big business
15 Mar 2015: We frequently hear that well-paid executives are 'wealth creators' who deserve their massive pay packages. Our new report asserts that top bosses are actually not as indispensable as their pay and status indicate.
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.