Today the Living Wage Foundation can reveal the shortlist for the Living Wage Champion Awards 2023.
The Living Wage Champion Awards celebrate individuals and organisations that have made an outstanding contribution to the Living Wage movement.
This year's ceremony will be held at the National Football Museum in Manchester on Thursday, 6th July 2023.
The winners of each category will be announced on the night.
Living Wage Champion Awards 2023 shortlist:
|Advocate of the Year||Chris Smallwood - Anchor Removals||James Rosslyn- Rosslyn Coffee||Mat Sheehan – Enabled Living Healthcare||Marie Moser – Edinburgh Bookshop|
|Beyond the Living Wage||Phoenix Group||One + All||West Brom||Strongdor||Herbert Smith Freehills|
|Campaign of the year||West London Health and Social Care Campaign||Greater Manchester Campaign Calling on Anchor Hanover to Accredit||Campaign to get Sunderland University to Accredit||Ealing Citizens Living Wage Team – work to get council to uplift careworkers|
|Employee's Choice||Gavhas Ltd||Thomas Kneale Ltd||Phoenix Events Ltd||Future Youth Zone||Three Counties Office Furniture||The Nest Nursery|
|Funders Champion||Youth Music||Postcode Trusts||John Ellerman Foundation||Wales Council for Voluntary Action|
|Health and Social Care Champion||South London & Maudesley NHS Foundation Trust and NHS London||Enabled Living Healthcare||Local Solutions||Connected Health Domiciliary Care|
|Industry Trailblazer||Burns Pet Nutrition||Octagon Theatre||The Brunel Museum||Unity Trust Bank|
|Lifetime Achievement Award||Alan Waters – Norwich City Council|
|Living Hours Champion||Zixtel Ltd||Enabled Living Healthcare||Anchor Removals Ltd||Mother Ivey’s Bay Holiday Park|
|Living Wage Places Champion||Royal Docks||Salford Living Wage City Action Group||Norwich Living Wage Action Group|
|Public Sector Champion||The London Borough of Kingston||The London Borough of Newham||The London Borough of Hounslow||Sunderland Council|
|Retail and Hospitality Champion||Rosslyn Coffee||LUSH||Dundee Science Centre||Dundee University Student’s Union||Virgin Hotels||Fill Refill Co|
|Recognised Service Provider Champion||Compass Group||Regular Cleaning||CBRE UK||Tidy Green Clean||EMCOR UK|
|Third Sector Champion||Broadland Housing Association||Diocese of London||Salford CVS||Children North-East|
The Living Wage Champion Awards ceremony would not be possible without the kind support of our sponsors:
- Everton FC
- Britannia Anchor Removals
- Beyond the Living Wage – Pro-Manchester
- Health and Social Care Champion – Boo Coaching and Consulting
- Employee’s Choice – Bruntwood
- Retail and Hospitality Champion - Dunster’s Farm
- Industry Trailblazer – KPMG
- Living Wage Places Champion – Greater Manchester Poverty Action
- Advocate of the Year – Carrs Pasties
- Third Sector Champion – Wythenshawe Community Housing Group
- Public Sector Champion – Manchester City Council
- Recognised Service Provider Champion – Carlisle Support Services
- Living Wage Funders Champion - Weightmans LLP