The latest news and views from the High Pay Centre.
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.
3 Mar 2015: Addressing dysfunctional levels of corporate pay is necessary to create the kind of stable society that business needs in order to flourish. Luke Hildyard's column for Left Foot Forward
1 Mar 2015: Business leaders from across the UK say excessive pay for those at the top is the biggest threat to the reputation of business
11 Feb 2015: HPC Deputy Director Luke Hildyard's column for Left Foot Forward asks whether business leaders are as wise as they think
4 Feb 2015: Assemble your team of bosses and bankers and win points based on how much money they rake in, with our new online game
12 Jan 2015: High Pay Centre Deputy Director Luke Hildyard's column for Left Foot Forward
5 Jan 2015: Now it’s Fatcat TUESDAY! Top bosses pay will surpass the average full-time UK worker's annual salary after just TWO DAYS!
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 Monday 27th Nov
To attend please email firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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...