Paying the London Living Wage is not only morally right, but makes good business sense too. There are now over 2,200 employees working for companies with contracts from the GLA who are benefitting from the London Living Wage
Boris Johnson, Mayor of London
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LIVING WAGE FOUNDATION RECOGNISES COMMITMENT OF MAJOR UK EMPLOYERS

24th April 2015, 16:56

Today the Living Wage Foundation is pleased to announce that two leading UK companies have been accredited as Living Wage employers joining over 1,400 businesses already committed to ending in-work poverty.

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NEW POLL SHOWS THAT MORE THAN 85% OF PEOPLE THINK EMPLOYERS THAT CAN AFFORD TO PAY THE LIVING WAGE SHOULD DO SO

14th April 2015, 14:10

  • 75 percent of people think employers should be required to reveal whether they are Living Wage payers
  • Improved employee morale would be main benefit of paying the Living Wage
  • Poll indicates more than half of the population are more likely to use goods & services of Living Wage employers

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BARNETT HILL BECOMES FIRST HOTEL AND CONFERENCE CENTRE TO PAY LIVING WAGE

9th April 2015, 19:49

Sundial Group is delighted to announce that its Surrey based hotel and conference centre, Barnett Hill, has been accredited as a Living Wage employer – a historic first for the hospitality industry.

The group has committed to pay all its employees at its Guildford based venue at least the hourly wage of £7.85 (significantly higher than the national minimum wage of £6.50).

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LIVING WAGE FOUNDATION RESPONDS TO CLAIMS THAT THE LIVING WAGE IS 'IRRELEVANT'

20th March 2015, 12:45

Lord Wolfson, Chief Executive of retail chain Next, yesterday declared the Living Wage 'irrelevant' and said it was 'an invention' and 'not a reality'.

Rhys Moore, Director of the Living Wage Foundation said:

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A Celebration for National Apprenticeship Week

12th March 2015, 18:23

National Apprenticeship Week runs from 9 to 13 March 2015. It's a time to celebrate apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy.

Many of our employers extend their Living Wage commitment to make sure their apprentices are also paid this too. We asked a handful of talented apprentices to write about what this has meant to them.

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Women behind the Living Wage - International Women's Day

8th March 2015, 09:00

International Women's Day on March 8th is a chance to celebrate the achievements of women all around the world especially those calling for greater equality.  To celebrate IWD 2015 Living Wage Foundation would like to introduce you to some of our favourite women.

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