living wage

The national living wage, real living wage and minimum wage explained
Minimum wage

The national living wage, real living wage and minimum wage explained

The Big Issue breaks down how much you should be taking home in your pay packet whether you’re on the minimum earning floor or due a little bit more

Minimum wage UK: How does Britain compare to the rest of the world?
Minimum wage

Minimum wage UK: How does Britain compare to the rest of the world?

The government has increased the minimum wage from November 17, but how does this compare to places like Ireland, Spain, the US and elsewhere?

Record increase in real living wage will see 400,000 workers get pay rise
Employment

Record increase in real living wage will see 400,000 workers get pay rise

But some have said the £1 an hour raise may not be enough for some employees in the current cost of living crisis

Sainsbury’s bosses have rejected a call to become a real living wage employer
Pay

Sainsbury’s bosses have rejected a call to become a real living wage employer

Employers are signing up to pay the ‘real living wage’ at a record rate
Living wage

Employers are signing up to pay the ‘real living wage’ at a record rate

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The ‘real living wage’ needed to live on is now £9.90 per hour – £2k per year more than the government’s minimum wage
Minimum wage

The ‘real living wage’ needed to live on is now £9.90 per hour – £2k per year more than the government’s minimum wage

£1,000 minimum wage rise will only be worth £265 for full-time workers on universal credit
Employment

£1,000 minimum wage rise will only be worth £265 for full-time workers on universal credit

Andy Burnham to turn Greater Manchester into first living wage city region
Employment

Andy Burnham to turn Greater Manchester into first living wage city region

‘The view of care as a low-skilled job is not only incorrect but harmful’
Employment

‘The view of care as a low-skilled job is not only incorrect but harmful’

Living wage activists reveal scheme fighting poor pay and insecure hours
Employment

Living wage activists reveal scheme fighting poor pay and insecure hours