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Are CEO salaries out of control?
Last year, the median pay for the UK’s FTSE 100 CEOs was 80 times the median salary of their employees. As Patrick Temple-West reports, in the US the gulf is even greater, with S&P 500 CEOs earning on average 245 times more. The massive disparity has prompted criticism from many investors, with even billionaire Carl Icahn describing such wage gaps as “unconscionable”.
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