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National Living Wage is not the same as The Living Wage

To generate sufficient confusion among the public, the UK government have decided to roll out what they call National Living Wage. The source of the confusion is that this is different from The Living Wage, which has been put forward by the Living Wage foundation. Many employees, especially in the London area are now expecting their wages to rise above £9 (the figure put forward by the campaigners) in the spring and will instead receive just a 50p increase – the same as the rest of the country. Continue reading