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What is the Living Wage?

The real Living Wage is based on the cost of living and is voluntarily paid by over 4,700 UK employers who believe a hard day's work deserves a fair day's pay.

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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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What does the real Living Wage mean to you?

Who pays the Living Wage?

There are over 4,700 Living Wage Employers, including more than 1/3 of the FTSE 100 and household names including Ikea, Aviva, Nationwide and Everton FC.

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  • 1.38pm - 22 Feb
    RT @LaganSamantha: So pleased to start spotting our London Living Wage posters up on the London Underground. Paying people the London Livin…
  • 1.32pm - 22 Feb
    Brendan Sarsfield, Chief Executive @PeabodyLDN says in-work poverty in London is unacceptable, and more should pay…
  • 1.26pm - 22 Feb
    Everton Football Club @EvertonFC has been heralded as a “shining example” for other sports organisations and footba…
  • 11.09am - 22 Feb
    Have you successfully driven take-up of the Living Wage in your local area, or place? Whether that’s in your city,…