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Measuring Inequality

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: 
Our Director discussed the shocking extent of pay inequality in the Daily Mirror.
Britain's poorest households pay a greater proportion of their income in taxes than the richest, according to new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Analysis of the ONS' Effects of Taxes and Benefits publication, released today, found:
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.
The Equality Trust has responded to the IFS' Living Standards Report, which found that overall inequality is lower than in 2007/8, but that wide regional inequalities persist.
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 Equality Trust has today published its annual Wealth Tracker, analysing the extreme wealth of Britain's richest people.


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