What is the Living Wage?

The real Living Wage is based on the cost of living and is voluntarily paid by over 7,000 UK employers who believe a hard day's work deserves a fair day's pay.

Read more

Why Pay the real Living Wage?

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

Read more

Become a Living Wage Employer

Who pays the Living Wage?

There are over 7,000 Living Wage Employers, including 2/5ths of the FTSE 100 and household names including Ikea, Aviva, Brewdog and Everton FC.

Read more

Latest News

16th September 2021 As a Living Wage Employer, all staff and contractors working for UAL receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.50 in the UK or £10...
16th September 2021 The Living Wage Foundation has today launched a Social Care Toolkit, providing guidance for adult social care providers and...
14th September 2021 New research shows low pay continues to be an issue in the third sector and is a particular issue for women, disabled...
24th August 2021 Over £1.5 billion in increased wages has been put back into the pockets of workers through the campaign for a real Living...


5.45pm - 16 Sep
Why should adult #SocialCare providers and #LocalAuthorities commissioning care become accredited #LivingWage Emplo… https://t.co/zD2Lkzf6mN
5.01pm - 16 Sep
Today we launched our '#LivingWage in #SocialCare toolkit' which provides guidance for adult social care providers… https://t.co/Dz7BF3EHrD
4.46pm - 16 Sep
We're excited to welcome the University of Arts London (@UAL) to our growing network of accredited #LivingWage Empl… https://t.co/DwtmlyUEO7
4.04pm - 16 Sep
RT @LivingWageWales: New Toolkit available for #SocialCare providers ad local authorities looking to become #LivingWage accredited in #Wale
3.03pm - 16 Sep
RT @PenroseCare: .@LivingWageUK social care round table right now: There are currently 280 care organisations accredited with the Living Wa…