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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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The UK and London sees a rise in Living Wage rates

At least 150,000 UK workers are set for a pay rise as the new Living Wage rates rise to £8.75 around the UK, and £10.20 in London. The UK rate has increased by 30p from £8.45 to £8.75 (3.6 per ...

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Transport for London awards contract to ABM UK

Transport for London (TfL) has today announced that it has awarded a five-year contract for the provision of cleaning and associated services to ABM UK – guaranteeing 2,800 people will receive the London Living Wage. The contract includes the cleaning of Tube stations ...

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A rise in the Living Wage announced for London and the UK

New real Living Wage rates were announced yesterday (31 October, 2016) for London and the UK, which will now see full time workers on the real Living Wage earning £45 a week more than those on the government minimum wage, ...

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Incentive QAS pays Living Wage on City & Guilds contract

Incentive QAS has introduced the London Living Wage to employees delivering a range of cleaning services to skills development organisation, the City & Guilds Group. The specialist cleaning arm of independent facilities management company Incentive FM Group is nine months into a three-year contract ...

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Aramark hospital workers walk out over pay conditions

Approximately 200 of Aramark’s cleaners and domestic staff across four hospitals in London are today (21 March) staging a one-day strike over pay. Many of the company’s hospital employees are currently paid £7.38 an hour, which is more than £2 below the ...

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CAM rewarded for paying London Living Wage

Working at height experts, CAM Specialist Support has been awarded the London Borough of Lewisham’s Employer of the Year award for its commitment to its staff, including paying the London Living Wage. The award was presented to Matt Johnson, managing director, by ...

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Sodexo recognised as Living Wage Service Provider

Sodexo UK and Ireland has become a formally Recognised Service Provider by the Living Wage Foundation. Sodexo employs 34,000 people in the UK and Ireland, providing services that improve quality of life in the corporate, healthcare, education, defence, justice and leisure ...

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New Living Wage rates announced

As of today (3 November 2014), the UK Living Wage has been set at £7.85 per hour, benefitting 35,000 low-paid workers across the country who are employed by more than 1,000 Living Wage accredited organisations. The new rate an increase of ...

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