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Living wage employer

Living wage employer

What is it?

  1. A voluntary hourly rate set independently and updated annually
  2. The Living Wage is calculated according to the basic cost of living in the UK
  3. The current UK Living Wage is £8.25 an hour
  4. The current London Living Wage is £9.40 an hour
  5. Employers choose to pay the Living Wage on a voluntary basis
  6. The Living Wage enjoys cross party support, with public backing from the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition
  7. Paying the Living Wage is good for business, good for the individual and good for society
  8. The Living Wage Employer Mark and Service Provider Recognition Scheme provide an ethical badge for responsible pay