Business and Economy

A Nation of Ferraris and Foodbanks - UK Rich Increase Wealth by £253 Billion Over Five Years

Analysis by The Equality Trust can, today, reveal that the richest 1,000 people in the UK have:

  • Increased their wealth by £47.8 billion in the past year alone (2018 - 2019) [1]
  • Increased their wealth by £253 billion in the past five years (2014 - 2019) [2]
  • Increased their total wealth to the staggering sum of £771.3  billion, which is significantly more than the poorest 40% of households combined on £567 billion. [3]

Fat Cat Friday 2019: Only Six FTSE CEOs are Women and they Earn 54% of the Salaries of Male Counterparts

 

Fat Cat Friday 2019:

Only Six FTSE CEOs are Women and they Earn 54% of the Salaries of Male Counterparts

Analysis from The Equality Trust shows that the six women CEOs [1] in the FTSE 100 earned on average (mean) £3,163,300 per year while their male counterparts earned £5,861,510. This translates to women CEOs earning just over half (54%) of their male counterparts.

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