Study reveals the UK has the biggest pay ratios for chief executives, closely followed by France and Germany.
Pay ratios of CEOs in the UK are higher than in any other European country, a study has revealed.
The research, from Vlerick Business School's Executive Remuneration Research Centre, reveals that UK chief executives earned 94 times the income of their average employee, compared with 91 in France and 89 in Germany.
As big as those ratios are, the survey also showed that the ratio is 71 in the Netherlands and only 40 among Sweden's largest companies.
The study concluded: "Generally, we can state that the pay ratio in the UK is significantly higher than in continental Europe."
The study looked at pay from 2014 to 2016 across Europe.
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