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The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee is conducting an inquiry on corporate governan
Our Director discussed the shocking extent of pay inequality in the Daily Mirror.
Less than a third of FTSE 100 companies are Living Wage accredited. The new Living Wage was announced today, rising to £8.45 in the UK, and £9.75 in London,[1] but only 29 of the UK’s largest companies are officially signed up to pay the Living Wage. 
We outlined the huge gulf between the pay of bosses and ordinary workers, like nurses and teachers, in The Guardian. 
The Equality Trust has responded to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee's inquiry on corporate governance.
Theresa May MP, the presumed future Prime Minister after Andrea Leadsom's withdrawal from the Conservative leadership race, has promised to ensure that workers are represented on company boards and that shareholders get a binding vote on corporate pay.
In advance of the Government's imminent Green Paper on corporate governance and executive pay, Dr. Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust has responded to planned proposals trailed in today's press. Dr.
The World Bank has said its goal of eliminating extreme poverty by 2030 cannot be achieved without reductions in within-country inequalities.
We appeared in the Daily Mail discussing absurdly high executive pay and the so called 'Fat Cat Wednesday' 
Slides from Stewart Lansley's presentation at Local Groups Day 2016.

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