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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 5,000 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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What does the real Living Wage mean to you?

Who pays the Living Wage?

There are over 5,000 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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  • 5.12pm - 19 Jul
    RT @PovertyAlliance: NEW JOB ALERT: We're looking for a new Living Wage Project Assistant to help ensure that more workers and employers be…
  • 1.37pm - 19 Jul
    Fantastic to hear @AbertayUni becoming a real #LivingWage employer which involves paying all contracted workers £9…
  • 10.22am - 19 Jul
    Massive congratulations to @Includem2000 for becoming a real #LivingWage employer and joining 5000 others in ensuri…
  • 10.16am - 19 Jul
    RT @AbertayUni: Abertay University has been announced as the first major employer in Dundee to achieve Living Wage employer status. The Li…