What is the real Living Wage?

The real Living Wage is based on the cost of living and is voluntarily paid by nearly 10,000 UK employers believe we all need a wage that meets our everyday needs.

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Why Pay the real Living Wage?

As well as being good for society, there are significant business benefits to paying the real Living Wage.

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Become a Living Wage Employer

Who pays the Living Wage?

There are nearly 10,000 Living Wage Employers, including half of the FTSE 100 and household names including Lush, Aviva, Brewdog and Everton FC.

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Latest News

28th July 2022 Cost-of-living crisis means workers having to prioritise meeting needs now over meeting needs laterFour in five workers (16...
12th July 2022 ExCeL London becomes Accredited Living Wage Employer Today the Royal Docks receives formal recognition from the Living Wage...
4th July 2022 The Living Wage Foundation is delighted to announce the winners of the Living Wage Champion Awards 2022. The Awards...
23rd June 2022 One in seven (14.1 per cent) third sector workers are paid below the real Living Wage, with over three quarters of the...


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