Living Wage


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Living Wage

The lowest wage necessary for a person to be able to provide himself/herself with food, clothing and shelter. A living wage varies from place to place depending on an area's cost of living. A living wage may also bear only a rough resemblance to the minimum wage, which is the lowest wage a company may offer legally. Some jurisdictions, however, have mandated a living wage as the local minimum wage.
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Chief executive Ian McCaig said: "We've long been proud to offer our employees the National Living Wage - it not only reflects our commitment to being a good company to work for, but also ensures that we have the best team in place to provide a great experience for our customers.
25 an hour after the living wage was increased earlier this week.
The Welsh Government and the Welsh NHS are already Living Wage employers.
National Express will join 75 other employers in the West Midlands recognised by the Living Wage Foundation.
Paying the Living Wage helps attract new talent and keep the good people we find with us.
The announcement comes at the start of Living Wage Week, a countrywide celebration of companies that have done the right thing and implemented the Living Wage.
Chief executive Heidi Mottram said: "We are delighted to have made the commitment to the Living Wage standard for now and the future.
Outside London, the Living Wage is climbing to PS8.
Whilst the Conservative Government's intention to bring in the National Living Wage of PS7.
The company will join the 17 other businesses on Merseyside to be Living Wage accredited, as of last November.
Caerphilly had the lowest proportion of jobs paid less than the living wage, with 18.
Edinburgh had the lowest proportion of jobs paid less than the living wage, with 13.