Measuring Inequality

UK’s Top Bosses Paid 386 Times The National Living Wage

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 analysis by The Equality Trust.

Over two thirds (67%) of FTSE 100 CEOs are paid more than 100 times the average UK salary. Ninety per cent of FTSE 100 CEOs are paid at least 100 times more than the National Living Wage.

Davos - Richest 100 in Britain Saw Wealth Increase by £55.5bn Since 2010

The 100 richest people in Britain have seen their wealth increase by £55.5bn since 2010, according to analysis by The Equality Trust. In addition, research released by Oxfam today found just 8 people have as much wealth as half the world's population. Ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos tomorrow, The Equality Trust calls on politicians and business leaders to commit to reducing global and national inequality levels.

Analysis by The Equality Trust found: