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Compass delivering a real Living Wage to workers

Compass Group UK and Ireland has been awarded Recognised Service Provider status by the Living Wage Foundation. The food and support services provider joins over 140 Recognised Service Providers championing the real Living Wage, and will pay the UK and ...

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Delivering a real Living Wage to workers

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) recently published guidance, in partnership with the Living Wage Foundation, outlining the practicalities and benefits of paying the real Living Wage. With FM suppliers admitting they often struggle to deliver a real ...

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IWFM publishes Living Wage guidance

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) has published guidance, in partnership with the Living Wage Foundation, which outlines the practicalities and benefits of paying the real Living Wage The new guidance comes at a time when the vital ...

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Corps CEO joins Living Wage Foundation’s Leadership Group

Mike Bullock, CEO of Corps Security, has been appointed a member of the Living Wage Foundation’s Recognised Service Provider Leadership Group. The news follows Corps joining the Living Wage Foundation’s Service Provider Recognition Scheme earlier this year as part of ...

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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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