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News: Love the Living Wage this Valentine's Day

When choosing the perfect presents for your loved ones this Valentine's day, we encourage you to buy Living Wage. Our wonderful accredited national Living Wage employers sell a variety of different products, from hand-crafted jewellery, to beautiful flower bouquets and 100% Fairtrade sweet treats. You can find local Living Wage retailers and products in your area using our Employer Map, so you can rest assured you're spending responsibly when buying that special someone a unique and thoughtful gift. 

Here are some of our top accredited Living Wage retailers to give you inspiration and gift ideas this Valentine's Day. 

Joy Everley

Joy Everley design all their jewellery in-house at their shop in Soho, and can even create beautiful bespoke jewellery, perfect for a thoughtful present, or even a surprise Valentine’s Day proposal.

Majestic Wine

Why not treat you and your loved one to bottle of something special from Majestic Wine? Spread the Living Wage love and support businesses who pay the real Living Wage to all their staff.  Majestic Wine became the first national alcohol retailer to pay all staff the real Living Wage in July 2016.

Lush UK

Check out Lush UK's fabulous range of Valentine’s products, beautifully modelled here by the Oxford Street team. Lush UK became a Living Wage Employer in April 2017, bringing the total number of retail workers who've had a cost of living pay rise to 25,000.

Moyses Stevens

Ahead of Living Wage Week 2017, the Living Wage Foundation welcomed its milestone 3,500th accredited Living Wage employer - Royal Warrant luxury florist Moyses Stevens with a network of shops across London. Treat your loved one to a beautiful bespoke bouquet from Moyses Stevens this Valentine's Day. 

Battersea Flower Station

Is your loved one green-fingered or a fan of fancy flowers? Check out recently accredited independent Garden Centre and Florist in Wandsworth, Battersea Flower Station for green gift ideas and beautiful bouquets.

Divine Chocolate

Does your special someone have a sweet tooth? Divine Chocolate made a commitment to “doing business differently”, from bean to bar. From the farmers who grow their cocoa, right along the supply chain to the chocolate lovers who choose Divine, they want to empower people and treat both them, and the environment, responsibly and with respect. And that includes ensuring the Living Wage for everyone who works for them.

Oliver Bonas

In 2015, Oliver Bonas became the first accredited national retailer, bringing the real Living Wage to the highstreet. Head down to your local Oliver Bonas branch to find a variety of Living Wage products in their Valentine's collection, including delicate jewellery, stylish clothing and other thoughtful gifts for him and her. 

13th February 2018, 09:30
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