The Highland Council, the largest employer in the Highlands, has achieved Living Wage accreditation.
Published 19 December 2019
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
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 is the first town in the UK to be awarded recognition for a plan to become a Living Wage Town.
Published 28 August 2019
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
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
Living Wage Scotland has announced the accreditation of Barrhead Housing Association as a Living Wage employer.
Published 14 November 2018
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 Housing Association and Hillcrest Maintenance Services have been accredited as Living Wage employers by Living Wage Scotland.
Published 24 May 2018
Melville Housing Association is celebrating achieving Living Wage status following official recognition by the Living Wage Foundation.
Published 16 May 2018
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
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
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 (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
Homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust has announced it has become a Living Wage employer.
Published 16 May 2017