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The Living Wage is a voluntary pay rate independently set by the Living Wage Foundation. The Living Wage is calculated according to the basic cost of living in the UK. The current UK Living Wage is £7.85 an hour, or £9.15 in London
Organisations which pay all their staff at least the Living Wage, and whose contractors are also paid the Living Wage, can become a Living Wage Employer and can display the Living Wage logo, right.
The Living Wage is different to the “national living wage“, a new premium minimum wage introduced by the Government from April 2016 for people aged 25 and over.
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