Making the case for business reform
Five key questions on high pay, corporate governance and responsible business
The latest report from the High Pay Centre Making the case for better business, sets out the five key questions the new High Pay Centre will seek to answer in the coming weeks months and years.
These questions are:
1 Is it enough to tackle rewards for failure?
2 Can shareholders solve these problems?
3 How much do other stakeholders matter?
4 Is dealing with executive pay enough?
5 What are the real effects of excessive pay at the top?
Since 1 January 2020 the average FTSE 100 CEO has earned:
Income inequality in the UK
Wealth inequality in the UK
- COVID19 and corporate resilience
The pandemic is highlighting the deep flaws in the UK’s corporate governance system. Will this prompt listed companies to rethink their priorities? - A blog by Rachel Kay, a researcher at the High Pay Centre
- Executive Compensation: Covid-19—A “New Normal” Or Back To The “Old Normal” by 2022?
A guest blog from Iain Stark, international HR leader and reward expert, on the future of executive pay post COVID19.
- Re-thinking reward: interim High Pay Centre analysis of new pay ratio reports
Our analysis of the first 'pay ratio' reports finds some limitations to the disclosures, but also identifies the potential to raise pay for low earners through redistribution from those at the top