February 11, 2013
With the dust having truly settled following living wage week last November, I am left wondering whether enough progress is being made at the right speed.
There is no doubt that the living wage campaign really took off at the end of last year. The number of companies signed up to pay it has nearly doubled since November, to over 140. It has started to spread in the public sector as well as private, with the Department for Work & Pensions set to pay it, along with a growing number of local councils. (more…)
November 7, 2012
This week is living wage week, where organisations in the UK are being asked to sign up to paying a wage that enables those in receipt of it to meet the basic costs of living. In London, that figure is £8.55 and outside London £7.45 (£1.26 more than the current minimum wage). (more…)