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National Living Wage increases by 6.2%

The National Living Wage (NLW) increases by 6.2 per cent from today (1 April) to £8.72, giving a pay rise to thousands of low-paid workers at the frontline of the UK’s response to Covid-19. The new rate results in an ...

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Wates FM gains Living Wage Service Provider status

The Wates Group’s facilities management division, Wates FM, has achieved Recognised Service Provider status with the Living Wage Foundation and will be working with them to promote the Living Wage in the sector. As a Recognised Service Provider, Wates FM ...

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Doing the right thing

Tim Deeker-Harris of Prime Clean Limited outlines the aims and benefits of the Living Wage The Living Wage was founded by Citizens UK as far back as 2001 when the grassroots organisation, Citizens UK, brought together local institutions to talk ...

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Cleaning up our act

Aaron Sagar, Account Manager at Anabas, makes the case for rewarding cleaning staff fairly for their efforts   As FM providers, we expect our clients to pay a fair contract price, which often includes multiple services, overheads and a management ...

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Westgrove Group gains Living Wage Service Provider status

The Westgrove Group, who employs over 1000 security, cleaning and customer service colleagues across the UK will recommend to its Partners that those colleagues are paid the higher wage rate of £9.00 per hour, following its accreditation as a Living ...

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