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Over 10,000 London families have been lifted out of working poverty as a direct result of the Living Wage
Professor Jane Wills, Queen Mary University of London
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RT @david_harman_uk: @Roisin_Murphy_1 @LivingWageUK @kpmguk @Guy_Stallard : Lets hope the #retail sector react to "the winds of change" in …
LivingWageFoundation | 18 December 2014, 11:31 am
RT @PRSJOBS: @TheBFGrp @LivingWageUK Fantastic News, now let our industry become the number 1 implementing the Living Wage across the UK
LivingWageFoundation | 18 December 2014, 11:30 am
RT @Guy_Stallard: @MayorWatch @jowellt public sector favouring @LivingWageUK service providers changes nature of outsourcing to buying valu…
LivingWageFoundation | 18 December 2014, 11:29 am
RT @trustforlondon: .@DavidLammy: #London football clubs must play their part in paying a fair wage and sign up to #livingwage http://t.co/
LivingWageFoundation | 17 December 2014, 1:58 pm
RT @IPPR: Looking for internship paid at #LivingWage? New @IPPR role on partnerships & fundraising advertised here: http://t.co/4dfDR8PtlP
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The London Living Wage rate has been set at £9.15. 

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