But is raising CEO pay really necessary?
New research from Aston University supported by the High Pay Centre examines how different stakeholders at the UK’s largest businesses – board executives, shareholders, and workers – fared during and after the peak of the…
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The latest annual report only highlights government failure to properly tax the super rich, writes Andrew Speke for Red Pepper.
But her £260m pay package still makes her one of the highest paid CEOs in the world
Media coverage of High Pay Hour 2023
Improved workforce reporting will lead to more informed decisions, minimising risk, increasing trust and ultimately bringing positive change throughout the organisation.
High Pay Hour 2023
HPC research shows how quickly FTSE 100 CEOs overtake the annual salary of a UK worker.
2022 in review
Read our review of 2022, and a summary of our reports, articles and media coverage below
Worthwhile Workforce Reporting
Our new research outlines the principles of good reporting, with supporting examples.
Industrial action is not simply just a matter about pay. Strikes are about poverty, hunger, and insecurity. They are about inequality and a duty to fairness
Giving workers a greater say in the companies they work for can help boost businesses – and the public agree
Greater worker voice in the workplace will create businesses that work for the economy and wider society.
Worker voice in corporate governance – How to bring perspectives from the workforce into the boardroom
6 in 10 believe the main priority of business should be delivering better pay for their workers
In Prospect Magazine, HPC research has been used to launch a discussion surrounding FTSE 350 pay ratios.
To what extent will low and middle earners benefit from Kwasi Kwarteng’s decision to scrap the bankers’ bonus cap.
Scrapping the banker bonus cap risks taking us back to an era when bankers were heavily incentivised to discard any concern for their customers, wider society or basic ethics. A blog by Luke Hildyard
A budget for the 1% – how Trussonomics is set to fail those struggling with the cost-of-living crisis?
This budget disproportionately benefits the wealthiest in society, and fails to adequately protect the most vulnerable in society this winter. A blog by Harry Window
An historic mini-budget in terms of benefiting those on high incomes, but one that also brings Conservative economic competence into question
An in-person panel discussion focused on High Pay Centre and Abrdn Financial Fairness Trust's latest research on strengthening worker voice in the UK (15:00-17:00, Thursday 27 October 2022)