The latest news and views from the High Pay Centre.
28 Oct 2015: A write-up in the Scottish Herald of our event at the SNP Party Conference
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
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
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
Since 1 January 2017 the average FTSE 100 CEO has earned:
Income inequality in the UK
Wealth inequality in the UK
- Sir Vince Cable to give second Gavron Memorial Lecture
Good news - Sir Vince will speak at the IoD's Pall Mall HQ in late November at our second Gavron Memorial Lecture
- Back to school - September update
It has been an interesting summer...
- Getting the story straight: university chairs’ attempts to deal with Adonis probe in public domain
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.