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7th January 2022
Today's news that Sainsbury's plans to give all shop floor workers a pay rise was a great way to finish the first week of...
14th December 2021
42% of all supermarket workers in the UK - or 366,000 workers in total -earn below the real Living Wage  Female supermarket...
15th November 2021
Over 300,000 Living Wage workers are set for a pay boost  More than £1.6 billion in extra wages has gone to low-paid workers...
14th November 2021
1 in 6 (17.1%) of UK jobs pay below the real Living Wage, a significant decrease from last year’s figure of 5.4 million (1...

Blog Posts

14th January 2022
Paying students the real Living Wage is essential for supporting the next generation of creative talent. Living and studying...
6th January 2022
The House of St Barnabas is a charity fighting homelessness like no other. The House runs an Employment Academy for people...
29th November 2021
Nurture Landscapes Group are an award-winning horticulture, landscape and national grounds maintenance and winter gritting...
23rd November 2021
Kim Healey, People Director at one of only six Living Wage accredited football clubs in the Premier League, Everton FC, on...

Living Wage in the News

15th December 2021
As inflation surges above 5 per cent and omicron spreads, supermarket staff are risking their lives once more for scant...
9th December 2021
Almost 70 per cent of jobs in London held by 18 to 21-year-olds pay less than the London Living Wage as the capital...
24th November 2021
The lowest earners in the UK, including cleaners and administrative staff, are still receiving just 70p more per hour above...
18th November 2021
The average pay deal across the UK is worth just 2%, despite a rise in prices that pushed the retail prices index (RPI) – a...

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