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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 5,000 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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What does the real Living Wage mean to you?

Who pays the Living Wage?

There are over 5,000 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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    RT @CllrMattBennett: Great to speak to BBC London about Britain’s first Living Wage Building - Lambeth’s affordable workspace at Internatio…