Rate of UK dividend growth far outstripping wage increases, says report

Thinktank says workers would have £2,100 a year more on average if wages over past two decades matched shareholder payout rises

Workers in Britain would be paid about £2,100 per year more on average if wages had matched a boom in company dividends handed to shareholders over the past two decades, according to a report.

Highlighting a gulf between earnings from work and company ownership, the Common Wealth thinktank said far-reaching reforms were needed to rebalance power amid rising levels of inequality.

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