Become a Living Wage Employer
What do I need to do
The criteria for accreditation are the same whether you are a private, public or voluntary sector organisation.
To become accredited you need to (i) pay all of your directly employed staff a Living Wage, and (ii) have a plan in place to extend that to regular sub-contracted staff as well.
Steps to accreditation
Pay the real Living Wage to all directly employed staff
Have a plan to pay your contractors the Real Living Wage
Complete the application form
Directly employed staff
How much does it cost
There is a sliding scale of accreditation fees depending on the size of your organisation.
|Type of organisation
Public sector and charities
To find out more details about the criteria for accreditation, you can find a detailed list of FAQs on the Living Wage Foundation website.