The latest news and views from the High Pay Centre.
30 Jan 2018: We are delighted that Chuka Umunna has chosen to share his thoughts on "The Progressive Case for Business" on Feb 8th from 8am
1 Nov 2017: To attend please email firstname.lastname@example.org
17 Oct 2017: Good news - Sir Vince will speak at the IoD's Pall Mall HQ in late November at our second Gavron Memorial Lecture
24 Aug 2017: As the pressure mounts on universities to explain excessive vice-chancellor salaries, the Committee of University Chairs' (CUC) response has been revealed. The text of a recent email is published here.
21 Aug 2017: Andrew (Lord) Adonis is keeping the pressure up on the universities sector as he questions some excessive vice-chancellor and other top salaries. Here is the text of a letter he has just sent out.
3 Aug 2017: Political pressure, public disapproval and campaigning all combined to restrain pay at the top in 2016. But what next?
Since 1 January 2020 the average FTSE 100 CEO has earned:
Income inequality in the UK
Wealth inequality in the UK
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