Inequality has been rising for 30 years. The gap between rich and poor is the widest since the second world war. If current trends continue, we will have reached Victorian levels of inequality in 20 years. Sign up to our weekly email briefings to get the full facts. View wealth inequality video.


Briefing 53: Being born into a rich family gives people a headstart in their career

Briefing 53: Being born into a rich family gives people a headstart in their career

20 February 2015 Richer parents can fund valuable unpaid internships for their children, giving them an unfair advantage over those from poorer households


Briefing 52: Pay for top bosses is growing 5 times faster than for most UK workers

Briefing 52: Pay for top bosses is growing 5 times faster than for most UK workers

6 February 2015 Pay for Chief Executives of FTSE 350 companies has increased more than twice as fast as company profits... and around five times as fast as pay for the average UK worker


Briefing 51: Poorer Children are already disadvantaged before they even start school

Briefing 51: Poorer Children are already disadvantaged before they even start school

16 January 2015 Differences in income hinder children's progress from a very young age


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