Early Review of the Living Wage

The Living Wage Foundation, which accredits employers who sign up for its voluntary pay scheme, is to bring forward the annual review by eight weeks to the end of September. This will result in pressure being placed on 10,000 employers to raise the rate of pay for those facing the…

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The Living Wage

What is “The living wage”?   The living wage is the hourly rate of pay calculated independently to be the minimum that a worker needs to earn to cover the basic costs of living. An employer may choose to pay it, but has no statutory obligation to do so. This…

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