Helping people maximise their income
Making sure the elderly get the services they need
Breaking the link between poor health and poverty
The Lincoln Living Wage Campaign was launched at the Lincoln Against Poverty Conference in February 2015. The purpose of the campaign is to encourage other organisations to pay the real Living Wage for those employees aged 21 and over (with the exception of those on apprenticeships or equivalent training programmes), and promote those organisations in the city that do.
The Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently, and updated annually. The current rate is £8.45 an hour – increasing to £8.75 from April 2018. The real Living Wage is calculated according to the basic cost of Living in the UK. Employers choose to pay the Living Wage on a voluntary basis.
Paying the real Living Wage is good for the economy, for business, for the individual and for society. By signing up to the Lincoln Living Wage Register, you will receive the Lincoln Living Wage Accreditation Logo to display as an ethical badge for responsible pay.