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Measuring Inequality

Today's Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) publication by the Office for National Statistics has shown a f
In October 2016, the Scottish Government announced that it intended to introduce the socio-economic duty contained in Section 1 of the Equality Act 2010. In July 2017, the Scottish Government reiterated this commitment and launched an open consultation.
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
The Equality Trust has responded to today's report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation on their updated minimum income standard.
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
The Equality Trust has responded to today's Government publication of a Race Disparity Audit. Dr. Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust, said:
CEOs in the UK’s top 100  companies now pocket an average of £5.3m* each year, or 386 times that of a worker earning the National Living Wage, according to new anal
An interesting article from Simon Hattenstone in The Guardian includes our Wealth Tracker statistics on wealth inequality. 
Responding to today's report from Oxfam on international inequality, which ranked the UK as the 17th most unequal out of 152 countries, Dr. Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust: 

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