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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 4,700 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 4,700 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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Latest News


  • 10.30pm - 14 Nov
    Last week @thetimes reported that the recent increase in the #LivingWage would “add to pressure on companies”. Belo…
  • 5.36pm - 14 Nov
    RT @Peoples_health: Thanks to the leadership of employers and campaigners, low-paid workers have received £809m in extra wages with almost…
  • 3.05pm - 14 Nov
    20% of jobs in #London are now low-paid, the highest proportion ever recorded shows @trustforlondon. We need more e…
  • 9.30am - 14 Nov
    Number of low-paid Londoners increased in 2018 to highest number ever recorded (760,000). We need more employers si…