Outsourced Payroll Professionals

Living Wage Increase

On Monday 9th November 2020, the Living Wage Foundation announced the new rates for 2020/21. Employers who have joined the Living Wage scheme should implement the rise as soon as possible and within 6 months. All employees should receive the new rate by 9th May 2021.

The new rates are as follows and apply to those aged 18 and over:

  • London Living Wage £10.85 per hour
  • UK Living Wage £9.50 per hour

There are nearly 7,000 UK businesses that have joined this scheme and over 250,000 employees have benefited from the Living Wage.

Further details can be found at: www.livingwage.org.uk

Please note that the above rates are voluntary whereas the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates are minimum hourly rates that employers must pay by law.

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