The Living Wage

Legislation and Regulation

Who picks up the tab for the Living Wage?

Law at Work’s director of legal services, Donald Mackinnon, reflects on the increased burden on care sector employers following the recently announced increase in the living wage.

Financial Management

The living wage is more than worthwhile

The new national living wage is a step in the right direction, but the cost of living and job security are increasing concerns for the UK workforce


The national living wage and you

The national living wage, as announced by George Osborne, is now in effect. What does this mean for your business?


Are you prepared for the National Living Wage?

The new legislation coming into force in April 2016. Here's how you can prepare

Human Resources

Firms must adapt or die in the wake of the National Living Wage announcement

Some small business owners appeared dismayed at the imminent introduction of a national living wage: but given that is is definitely happening, what can they do to ensure they survive its impact?

Human Resources

Infographic: What are the benefits of paying a living wage?

North-West web design company Nublue hava recently won living wage accreditation: here they talk about their journey and put together an infographic on the benefits for any company looking to do so.


Summer Budget 2015: Could the living wage be Osborne’s biggest blunder?

As the dust settles on the Summer Budget cracks are already appearing in the chancellor's plans.


Summer Budget 2015: Compulsory Living Wage will cost businesses 1% of corporate profits

Small impact of profits and jobs to be offset by lower corporation tax and National Insurance contributions, claims chancellor.


Council offers business rate reduction for Living Wage employers

Labour-led Brent council first in the country to incentivise Living Wage.


The living wage movement gathers momentum

With Scottish football club Hearts and cinema chain Curzon agreeing to pay staff an hourly rate above the minimum wage, are employers beginning to recognise that employees need more to make ends meet.