Living Wage

Living Wage accreditation for Highland Council

The Highland Council, the largest employer in the Highlands, has achieved Living Wage accreditation.

Published 19 December 2019

Real Living Wage increases today

The real Living Wage has increased to £9.30 in the UK and £10.75 in London, following an increase in the cost of living.

Published 11 November 2019

KPMG: Number of Scots earning less than real Living Wage drops to new low

The number of Scottish workers earning less than the real Living Wage in Scotland has dropped by 13% in the last year, exceeding the decline seen across the UK as a whole (10%), according to analysis from KPMG.

Published 4 November 2019

Glenrothes plans to become UK's first 'Living Wage Town'

Glenrothes is the first town in the UK to be awarded recognition for a plan to become a Living Wage Town.

Published 28 August 2019

Kingdom Group celebrates commitment to real Living Wage

Celebrations continue at Kingdom Housing Association during its 40th Anniversary year with news that the Kingdom Group has been accredited as a Living Wage Employer.

Published 21 August 2019

Scottish Veterans Residences secures Living Wage status

Scotland’s veterans minister Graeme Dey MSP met with staff of Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR) in Glasgow last week as the charity announced it has secured accreditation as a Living Wage employer.

Published 20 May 2019

Barrhead Housing Association celebrates Living Wage commitment

Living Wage Scotland has announced the accreditation of Barrhead Housing Association as a Living Wage employer.

Published 14 November 2018

Graeme Dey MSP marks Living Wage Week 2018 with Angus Housing Association

MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, marked Living Wage Week 2018 with fellow living wage employer Angus Housing Association.

Published 12 November 2018

Hillcrest Group celebrates living wage commitment

Hillcrest Housing Association and Hillcrest Maintenance Services have been accredited as Living Wage employers by Living Wage Scotland.

Published 24 May 2018

Melville Housing celebrates Living Wage award

Melville Housing Association is celebrating achieving Living Wage status following official recognition by the Living Wage Foundation.

Published 16 May 2018

Osprey secures Living Wage accreditation

Osprey Housing Group has been accredited as a Living Wage employer after successfully negotiating with its affected suppliers to match the minimum hourly rates required.

Published 22 March 2018

‘Housing associations should pay Living Wage or risk losing public subsidy’

All housing associations and their subsidiary companies should commit to achieving Living Wage accreditation or risk losing their future receipt of public subsidy, according to Angus Housing Association director, Bruce Forbes.

Published 9 January 2018

Angus Housing Association accredited as Living Wage Employer

On the week which saw the new Living Wage rate increased to £8.75 per hour, Angus Housing Association was formally accredited as a Living Wage employer.

Published 13 November 2017

Scotland’s Housing Network accredited as Living Wage Employer

Scotland’s Housing Network (SHN) has joined some of its members and other national housing bodies in making the choice to pay their employees more than the government minimum wage.

Published 10 November 2017

Bethany Christian Trust celebrates Living Wage commitment

Homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust has announced it has become a Living Wage employer.

Published 16 May 2017