The latest news and views from the High Pay Centre.
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
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 2018 the average FTSE 100 CEO has earned:
Income inequality in the UK
Wealth inequality in the UK
- New pay ratio reporting rules: success for High Pay Centre campaign
New rules requiring companies to disclose the gap between their CEO's pay and that of their average worker have been published for Parliamentary approval
- New privacy statement
In common with other organisations across the European Union, we are updating our privacy statement in line with the General Data Protection Regulation
- HPC responds to Select Committee Inquiry on Executive Pay
Our response highlights the limited progress of reforms recommended by the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee