The level of the living wage was raised by 40p an hour this week to £8.25.
What is the living wage and how does it compare to the national minimum wage? Consult the Living Wage foundation to see how it is calculated and its supporters.
KPMG has recently released an assessment that in 2015– that there are an estimated 5.84 million people in the UK earning less than the Living Wage. Their website also has earlier research on the living wage.
Other useful documents on this are
- Resolution Foundation report on the opportunities of a living wage.
- Costs and benefits of the London living wage 2012 – Trust for London.