Pay Ratios: Just Do It
Our latest report addresses the case for publishing pay ratios between the top and the middle in a business or organisation.
The High Pay Centre's latest report addresses the case for publishing pay ratios between the top and the middle in a business or organisation. Written by Paul Marsland, Deputy Director of the High Pay Centre, the report argues that publishing pay ratios would reveal not just the gap in pay but the gap in attitudes which inform different pay levels.
Almost everyone says they support greater transparency on pay - pay ratios would help create more transparency, and can be calcuated at zero cost to the employer (the data should be available already). This report details how and why pay ratios should be published.
Since 1 January 2020 the average FTSE 100 CEO has earned:
Income inequality in the UK
Wealth inequality in the UK
- High Pay Day 2020: Scope for fairer pay and lower inequality remains considerable
Pay for the typical FTSE 100 CEO in 2020 has already surpassed the amount the average UK worker earns in an entire year. We can do much more to achieve a better balance between those at the top and everybody else
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- High Pay Centre briefing: regional economies across the EU
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