Investment Association, Executive Remuneration Working Group
Read our response to the working group's interim report, in which we argue for a fundamental rethink to the principles of executive pay
The Executive Remuneration Working Group was set up by the Investment Association in late 2015 and is currently consulting on its interim report looking at the problems with executive pay in the UK.
The High Pay centre's response to the Working Group's interim report is available here in its entirety and represents a fundamental rethink of some of the principles which underpin the current system.
Our submission takes as its starting point the statement by Nigel Wilson, Chairman of the working group that "the current approach to executive pay in UK listed companies is not fit for purpose".
Since 1 January 2017 the average FTSE 100 CEO has earned:
Income inequality in the UK
Wealth inequality in the UK
- Reality Bites - average FTSE100 CEO pay package down 17% on previous year
Political pressure, public disapproval and campaigning all combined to restrain pay at the top in 2016. But what next?
- CIPD/High Pay Centre survey of FTSE100 CEO pay packages 2016
Our joint annual survey of the state of top pay in the FTSE100
- A government which has lost its purpose
High Pay Centre response to the Queen’s Speech – 21 June 2017