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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,[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.
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.
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 Equality Trust has today responded to the Government’s Corporate Governance reform Green Paper. Dr Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust, said:
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' 

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