By 5.30pm today the average FTSE 100 CEO will have earned as much as a worker on median pay makes in a year.
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Today is the day the average FTSE 100 chief executive will have earned as much as a worker on median pay makes in a year. In fact the High Pay Centre calculates it will be around 5:30pm today—just 34 hours into the working year—that CEOs will have banked the average worker's annual salary.
That’s a small improvement on last year’s 33 hours, a result the think tank describes as “flat”.
The notice comes as the High Pay Centre’s annual reminder that big disparities remain between executives and workers when it comes to pay.
“Pay for top CEOs today is about 120 times that of the typical UK worker. Estimates suggest it was
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