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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 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 more than 6,000 Living Wage Employers, including 40 per cent of the FTSE 100 and household names including Ikea, Aviva, Nationwide and Everton FC.

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Latest News


  • 2.50pm - 02 Jun
    RT @GBCharterUK: Our first component is A Real Living Wage. The GBC requires all employers to pay directly employed staff and regular contr…
  • 1.38pm - 02 Jun
    RT @philwarbie1: Let’s build back together better and ensure our key workers are paid the Real Living Wage #LivingWage4KeyWorkers @LivingWa
  • 11.58am - 02 Jun
    RT @GoodEmpCharter: "We need key workers, and they need a Real Living Wage". Check out our new guest blog, written by Daniel Howard from @L
  • 4.39pm - 01 Jun
    We are delighted to announce @nesta_uk as a Living Wage Funder! Their commitment means they will help to spread the…