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The latest news and views from the High Pay Centre.

Vacancy for director of the High Pay Centre

7 Jul 2015: Deborah Hargreaves is stepping down as director of the High Pay Centre later this year. We are looking for an energetic person with a proven track record to lead our highly-successful think tank.

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High Pay Centre responds to FCA Consultation

6 Jul 2015: Read our submission to the Financial Conduct Authority's Investment and Corporate Banking Study

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High Pay Centre writes to Sajid Javid, business secretary, about pay rules

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.

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Does a rich List CEO really need another £43 million?

29 Jun 2015: HPC Deputy Director Luke Hildyard's monthly blog for Left Foot Forward

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So-called EU ‘red tape’ actually protects vital workers’ rights

4 Jun 2015: A stronger case needs to be made for the social benefits of EU membership

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EU proposes new rules on executive pay

27 May 2015: The EU's shareholder rights directive potentially introduces some important rule changes on executive remuneration such as a limit to share-based pay and publication of a ratio between top and average

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WPP CEO paid an astonishing £43 million in 2014!

30 Apr 2015: Provocative pay package will undermine public faith in business

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A force for fairness: How can the EU help to combat inequality?

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

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A force for fairness - what could the European Union do to combat economic inequality?

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

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Metrics Re-Loaded: Examining executive remuneration performance measures

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.

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The revolving door: how big business has colonised UK politics

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

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Made to Measure: How Opinion about Executive Performance Becomes Fact

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.

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Business people really do care about ethics

12 Mar 2015: Drilling down into some of the individual answers in our IOD poll, directors mention ethics, employees and reputational risk more than you might think, writes Deborah Hargreaves

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Excessive executive pay is damaging the reputation of business

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

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Excessive executive pay a threat to business, say Institute of Directors members

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

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