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.

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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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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.

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Latest News

16th September 2021 As a Living Wage Employer, all staff and contractors working for UAL receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.50 in the UK or £10...
16th September 2021 The Living Wage Foundation has today launched a Social Care Toolkit, providing guidance for adult social care providers and...
14th September 2021 New research shows low pay continues to be an issue in the third sector and is a particular issue for women, disabled...
24th August 2021 Over £1.5 billion in increased wages has been put back into the pockets of workers through the campaign for a real Living...


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