What is the Living Wage?

The real Living Wage is based on the cost of living and is voluntarily paid by over 7,000 UK employers who believe a hard day's work deserves a fair day's pay.

Read more

Why Pay the real Living Wage?

As well as being good for society, there are significant business benefits to paying the real Living Wage.

Read more

Become a Living Wage Employer

Who pays the Living Wage?

There are over 7,000 Living Wage Employers, including 2/5ths of the FTSE 100 and household names including Ikea, Aviva, Brewdog and Everton FC.

Read more

Latest News

28th April 2021 The publication of the report of the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities (CRED) – 10 months after the killing of...
15th April 2021 Close to two-fifths (37%) of UK workers in full or part-time employment are given less than a week's notice of their shifts ...
15th April 2021 Scottish energy provider SSE has been confirmed as an accredited Living Hours Employer – underlining its commitment to...
1st April 2021 New research has found that after five years, the National Living Wage (NLW) has significantly boosted pay for the low paid...

@LivingWageUK

9.29am - 16 May
RT @IFAN_UK: Coming up this week - Webinar on structural inequalities, the labour market & food insecurity Thursday 20.5.21. 1-2.30pm with…
8.14pm - 14 May
RT @LivingWageUK: NEW BLOG | Wages and Wellbeing: the link between low pay and poor mental health For #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, Maisie C…
6.48pm - 14 May
RT @AandBCymru: We are delighted to announce that A&B Cymru is now an accredited @LivingWageUK employer - committed to paying staff the rea…
12.30pm - 14 May
AWARDS | Join us online for this year’s Living Wage Champion Awards on 16 June 6-7.30pm. Discover this year’s… https://t.co/8ozzavqXeo
12.01pm - 14 May
WEBINAR | Structural Inequalities: The Labour Market & Food Insecurity. Join @LivingWageUK @IFAN_UK @UniOfYorkhttps://t.co/yp4HUNSlv1