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Measuring Inequality

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 responded to research published today by the IPPR and Channel 5 which finds that wealth inequality is on the rise, with the
The Equality Trust has today published its annual Wealth Tracker, analysing the extreme wealth of Britain's richest people.
The Resolution Foundation has today published its Low Pay Britain 2016 report.
Responding to today's publication of FTSE 100 CEO pay by the High Pay Centre, Dr. Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust, said:
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 Stat


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