What is the Living Wage?

The real Living Wage is based on the cost of living and is voluntarily paid by over 8,500 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 over 8,500 Living Wage Employers, including 2/5ths of the FTSE 100 and household names including Lush, Aviva, Brewdog and Everton FC.

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Latest News

25th October 2021 It has been announced today, that the government are raising the 'National Living Wage' from April 2022 to £9.50 an hour....
12th October 2021 Over the last six months, the Living Wage Foundation has been involved with the Mayor of London's office to help run a grant...
28th September 2021 Wider adoption of the real Living Wage could provide an economic boost to the UK economy worth over £1.5bn, according to new...
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...

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