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Waverley Housing Celebrates Living Wage Commitment

Waverley Housing Celebrates Living Wage Commitment

The Living Wage Foundation, in partnership with Poverty Alliance, is pleased to announce that Waverley Housing has been accredited as a Living Wage employer. The Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually and is calculated according to the basic cost of living using the ‘Minimum Income Standard’ for the UK. Decisions about what to include in this standard are set by the public; it is a social consensus about what people need to make ends meet. Currently set at an hourly rate of £7.85 the Living Wage is significantly higher than the national minimum wage of £6.50.

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