The latest news and views from the High Pay Centre.
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.
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
Since 1 January 2018 the average FTSE 100 CEO has earned:
Income inequality in the UK
Wealth inequality in the UK
- Speech given by Chuka Umunna MP at IoD Feb 8 2018
Here is the text of the speech given by Chuka Umunna MP at our event held at the IoD on Feb 8th 2018
- Chuka Umunna - how much progress on taming excessive executive pay?
Pamphlet presented by Chuka Umunna MP at a High Pay Centre event held at the Institute of Directors, London, on February 8 2018
- News - Chuka Umunna to speak at HPC event at the Institute of Directors, Feb 8th at 8am
We are delighted that Chuka Umunna has chosen to share his thoughts on "The Progressive Case for Business" on Feb 8th from 8am