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Accounting, Finance and the Economy

Includes accounting, finance, financial management, the UK economy, employment, economic aspects of globalisation and international trade.

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Reform agenda: how to make top pay fairer

This report looks at the evidence about the pay of top executives and finds that since the late 1990s, executive pay has grown from 60 times that of the average UK worker to nearly 180 times.

Rising to the challenge: a policy agenda to tackle low pay

Low pay now affects more than 5 million people in the UK, or 21% of the workforce.

The low pay challenge: a provocation paper

This paper argues that the UK needs a low pay strategy which moves beyond the National Minimum Wage and Living Wage, to one that looks at productivity and improving progression for low paid workers.

Reform agenda: how to make top pay fairer

This report looks at the evidence about the pay of top executives and finds that since the late 1990s, executive pay has grown from 60 times that of the average UK worker to nearly 180 times.

Cities, growth and poverty: a review of the evidence

This report by The Work Foundation for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation explores the connection between growth and poverty in UK cities, and examines how strategies for economic growth and poverty reduction can be aligned.

Cities, growth and poverty. Evidence paper 1: review of existing literature

This paper brings together the evidence about the connection between growth and poverty in UK cities.

Cities, growth and poverty. Evidence paper 2: data analysis

This paper analyses the available data about the connection between growth and poverty in UK cities.

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