Inequality

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

BBC criticised for not revealing pay in commercial department

BBC criticised for not revealing pay in commercial department

BBC criticised for not revealing pay in commercial department

The BBC has claimed it does not know how much some of its top stars are paid, as they are part of the broadcaster’s commercial department BBC Studios.

Monday, January 21, 2019

Monday, January 21, 2019

Workers ‘paid 35p per hour’ to make Spice Girls t-shirts

Workers ‘paid 35p per hour’ to make Spice Girls t-shirts

Workers ‘paid 35p per hour’ to make Spice Girls t-shirts

Comic Relief has said it is “shocked and concerned” by a report alleging that Spice Girls t-shirts sold to support its “gender justice” campaign were made by staff paid the equivalent of 35p per hour.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Life expectancy rates drop drastically across parts of the UK

Life expectancy rates drop across parts of the UK

Life expectancy rates drop across parts of the UK

Gloucester, Southend-on-Sea and Dundee are among the six areas across the UK where life expectancy at birth has significantly decreased, latest statistics suggest.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thursday, November 22, 2018

A £1m pay limit would cap people’s ‘aspirations, dreams and success’ says former Director of High Pay Centre

A £1m pay limit would cap people’s ‘aspirations, dreams and success’ says former Director of High Pay Centre

A £1m pay limit would cap people’s ‘dreams’ says ex-Director of income thinktank

Stefan Stern, the former Director of the High Pay Centre has said that a £1 million pay limit per year, as suggested by Conservative MP Caroline Nokes, would “cap” people’s success.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Give all 25-year-olds £10,000, says thinktank

Give all 25-year-olds £10,000, says thinktank

Give all 25-year-olds £10,000, says thinktank

A report says people should be given £10,000 when they turn 25 to address wealth inequality between generations

Friday, January 5, 2018

Friday, January 5, 2018

The gap between top City of London executives and ordinary people is unacceptable, says Wanda Wyporska

UK inequality: Fat Cats are still taking all the cream and we must take it from them

'Fat Cats are still taking all the cream. Now we must take it from them'

Wanda Wyporska of the Equality Trust says inequality is not inevitable and we can reduce it

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Dr Leon Sealey-Huggins attempted to blame the destruction caused by Hurricane Irma on inequality

Julia baffled by guest who blames Hurricane Irma devastation on inequality

Julia baffled by guest who blames Hurricane Irma devastation on inequality

Leon Sealey-Huggins claims countries like Haiti would be able to protect themselves better if they were given a greater share of the world's resources

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Thinktank report suggests UK inequality could rise to Margaret Thatcher levels

Brexit helping drive UK inequality back to Margaret Thatcher-era levels, says thinktank

Brexit helping return UK inequality to Margaret Thatcher levels, says thinktank

The Resolution Foundation report warned that falling living standards for the poor in the country could lead to rises in inequality not unlike when Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

'The highest earners are bright, but they aren't transforming our economy', says Ken Livingstone

Ken Livingstone backs Jeremy Corbyn wage plans: 'We need to stop the mega-rich buying yachts'

Ken Livingstone backs Corbyn plans for wage caps on highest earners

Jeremy Corbyn has called for a maximum wage limit, for the UK’s highest earners in order to address inequality