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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 nearly 6,000 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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Living Wage Champion Award Winners 2019

Who pays the Living Wage?

There are nearly 6,000 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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  • 5.31pm - 29 Jan
    We’re at the Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter launch tonight! Find out why paying the real #LivingWage is…
  • 3.09pm - 29 Jan
    Amazing to have @discoverRB formally accredit as a real #LivingWage Employer. As a global leading health, hygiene…
  • 2.50pm - 29 Jan
    RT @LivingWageScot: Low pay in the care sector disproportionately impacts women! If you would like to join over 1700 Scottish employers and…
  • 2.12pm - 29 Jan
    RT @globalcompactUK: We’re proud to announce that we have become a #LivingWage Employer! This means we pay our staff the real Living Wage,…