Business and Economy
UK's Top Bosses 'Earn' 242 times the Minimum Wage Worker's Annual Salary
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 anal
The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee is conducting an inquiry on corporate governan
The Equality Trust has responded to today's announcement of Government proposals on corporate governance. Dr. Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust, said:
Fatcats bosses will have earned £28,200 by midday TODAY - more than the average worker earns all YEAR
Our Director discussed the shocking extent of pay inequality in the Daily Mirror.
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: