Ready to make the commitment to pay your staff a real Living Wage? Start your accreditation journey by filling out the simple application form below. 

Ready to become a Living Wage Employer? Get accredited today.

What do I need to do?


 Pay the real Living Wage to all your directly employed staff


Have a plan in place to pay your contractors a Living Wage


Complete the application form below to start the process


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To find out more details about the criteria for accreditation, read the FAQsThere is a sliding scale of accreditation fees depending on the size of your organisation, starting at £69 a year for those with fewer than 10 employees, and we offer a reduced rate for Third Sector organisations.

Benefits of accreditation


businesses benefitted from accreditation


reported it improved the reputation of their business


said it increased retention rates of employees

Looking for accreditations in different countries, take a look at the Global Living Wage Network. 

You'll be joining over 14,000 UK Employers including:

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Want to provide secure working hours?

The campaign for a real Living Wage has ensured hundreds of thousands of workers are earning a wage they can live on. But millions of low paid workers are also struggling to get the hours they need to make ends meet.

The Living Hours accreditation is for employers who want to guarantee secure working hours and shift patterns alongside a real Living Wage. 

Gain Living Hours accreditation today.

Want to provide security in retirement?

The Living Pension standard builds on the work of the real Living Wage by providing stability and security for workers now and in the future.

It's a voluntary savings target for employers to help workers build a pension pot that will provide enough income to meet everyday needs in retirement. It is independently calculated based on the real cost of living.

Become an accredited Living Pension Employer.

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