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The FTSE 100 pay squeeze is on – or is it?

No Free Lunch

The FTSE 100 pay squeeze is on – or is it?

It was unfortunate that the week the High Pay Centre and the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development published their annual review of top pay of FTSE 100 companies, the Brazilian forward Neymar stole the media thunder. His reported €45m (£40m) annual salary somewhat eclipsed the review’s main message that the average FTSE 100 chief executive received £4.5m in 2016, apparently down a massive 17 per cent from £5.4m in 2015 (and £5m in 2014). 

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