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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 nearly 6,000 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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Living Wage Champion Award Winners 2019

Who pays the Living Wage?

There are nearly 6,000 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


  • 4.08pm - 21 Nov
    RT @city_matters: "This February we encouraged London’s firms to adopt the Living Wage through a major publicity campaign reaching five mil…
  • 3.42pm - 21 Nov
    We're pleased to announce that @mitie has become a Recognised Service Provider. This commitment will see Mitie offe…
  • 2.17pm - 21 Nov
    RT @CentreProPolicy: We have launched our #GoodEmployer Index, ranking the best and worst major UK employers according to the quality of th…
  • 1.00pm - 21 Nov
    Did you miss this? In Living Wage Week, a number of prominent real #LivingWage employers joined together to urge ot…