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Measuring Inequality

A full time worker earning the National Living Wage[1] would need to work over 400 years to earn just one year’s average pay for a FTSE 100 CEO, according to new analysis from the Equality Trust.
We outlined the huge gulf between the pay of bosses and ordinary workers, like nurses and teachers, in The Guardian. 
Our stats and comment in the Daily Mirror show how the poorest pay a higher proportion of their income in taxes than the richest.
The Resolution Foundation has today published its Low Pay Britain 2016 report.
The 100 richest people in Britain have seen their wealth increase by £55.5bn since 2010, according to analysis by The Equality Trust.
In light of the Prime Minister's comments last week committing her to tackling high executive pay, and to requiring companies to publish 'pay multiples' between top and median earners, the Equality Trust has written to Theresa May to call for her Government to support a Pay Ratios Bill.
Today's Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) publication by the Office for National Statistics has shown a f
Analysis of today's ONS Family Spending publication by The Equality Trust has found that the richest 10% of households spend more on eating out (£58.40) than the poorest 10% of households spend on housing, fuel and power combined (£44.50). The Equality Trust also found:
86% of Renters Have Less Than a Quarter of the Deposit for Average First Home
Over 6.5 million households are in debt, or face the prospect of falling into debt within a month, should they lose their jobs, according to new research from The Equality Trust. Over 40 per cent of non-retired households have too little saved to pay even a month’s worth of household bills, the r

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