Thursday 4 January was Fat Cat Day - the day the typical FTSE 100 CEO 'earned' more than the average UK employee will all year.
Thursday 4 January 2018 is “Fat Cat” Thursday. In just three working days, the UK’s top bosses made more money than the typical UK full-time worker will earn in the entire year, according to calculations from independent think tank the High Pay Centre.
The figures show that pay for top executives passed the median UK gross annual salary of £28,758 for full-time employees on Thursday 4 January 2018.
The ratio of CEO pay to the pay of the average full-time worker stands at 120:1.
Check how your pay compares to the fat cats by using this online pay counter.