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Living Wage Champion Awards Winners Announced

The Living Wage Foundation is delighted to announce the winners of the Living Wage Champion Awards 2021. The Awards recognise and celebrate Living Wage Employers and individuals that are leading the movement by promoting the real Living Wage in their industries, supply chain and areas, leading to outstanding contributions to communities and industries across the UK.   

The winners were celebrated yesterday evening at an online awards ceremony hosted by YolanDa Brown and sponsored by Aviva.  

Laura Gardiner, Director of the Living Wage Foundation, said: “Congratulations to all those who won a Living Wage Champion Award. After this difficult year, it has been so inspiring to hear the stories of how this incredible collection of organisations and individuals have gone above and beyond to promote the Living Wage in their communities and sectors in a time of such great need.   

They, and the almost 8,000 other Living Wage Employers, have ensured that our movement has remained strong and continued to grow throughout 2021, proving the importance of a wage that truly covers the cost of living and the benefits they have to businesses and workers, and it’s fantastic to be able to take a moment to publicly thank a handful of those employers.”  

 

Here are the 2021 Winners: 

Against All Odds Award – Seniors Helping Seniors 

Against All Odds Award – Anchor Removals 

Against All Odds Award – Clean for Good 

Campaign of the Year Award – Newcastle University, in collaboration with Tyne and Wear Citizens 

Charity and Funders Award – Libertie Project Limited 

Charity and Funders Award – Salford CVS 

Covid-19 Stronger Together Award – NEAT (National Express Accessibileity Transport) 

Covid-19 Stronger Together Award – West Ham FC 

Covid-19 Stronger Together Award – Access Community Trust 

Employee’s Choice Award – e-cargobikes.com 

Industry Award – Gigl 

Industry Award – Knox and Wells 

Living Hours Award – SSE plc 

Living Wage Places Award – Salford Living Wage City Action Group 

Living Wage Places Award – Dundee Living Wage City Action Group  

Living Wage Week Award – Make Me A Plan 

Living Wage Week Award – Boo Coaching 

Public Sector Award – Lambeth Council 

Recognised Service Provider Award – Cleanology 

Recognised Service Provider Award – First Response Group 

 

Living Wage Campaign Partnership Award – Clear Channel x Creature of London 

Lifetime Achievement Award – Stuart Wright, Chair of the Advisory Council and Group Property and Facilities Director at Aviva 

 

If you missed it you can re-watch the full ceremony below.

17th June 2021
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