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
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