Author: Wanda Wyporska

Blog: Tackling extreme pay inequality must be central to securing inclusive growth

by Wanda Wyporska

Last summer, the Prime Minister pledged to build a nation that “works for everyone, not just the privileged few”. One of her central ambitions in setting out this vision was to tackle irresponsible business behaviour that leads to “irrational, unhealthy and growing” pay gaps between bosses and [...]

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Blog: The UK economy needs fundamental reform

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Blog: Re-framing Tax Spillover

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Blog: Why Rebuild Macroeconomics?

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