Business and Economy
Commenting on the Chancellor's Spring Statement, Dr Wanda Wyporska of The Equality Trust said:
The Equality Trust has responded to today's publication of the Social Mobility Index, which announced the top 50 UK employers taking the most action to improve social mobility in the workplace. Dr.Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust, said:
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, but only 29 of the UK’s largest companies are officially signed up to pay the Living Wage.
The Equality Trust has responded to the IPPR's report on economic justice, published today. The report noted the UK's high levels of inequality and called for fairer taxation and redistribution of wealth. Dr. Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust, said:
We outlined the huge gulf between the pay of bosses and ordinary workers, like nurses and teachers, in The Guardian.
Commenting on today's publication of the Taylor Review into modern employment practices, Dr. Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust, said:
The Equality Trust has responded to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee's inquiry on corporate governance.
One in Four Trapped in Low Pay Jobs - Equality Trust Response to New Social Mobility Commission Research
The Equality Trust has responded to new research published today by the Social Mobility Commission which found a quarter of low paid workers are permanently stuck in poorly paid jobs. Dr.
The Equality Trust has responded to today's Housing White Paper from the Government. Dr. Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust, said:
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.