Employers that have signed up to pay the Voluntary Living Wage employers should note the announcement on 11 November 2019 about increases. 

These have to be implemented within 6 months of the announcement:

Rate November 2018 November 2019
£ £
The Living Wage 9.00 9.30
The London Living Wage 10.55 10.75


The Living Wage Foundation has produced a booklet ‘Living Wage for the Real Cost of Living’ which details their expectations of a Living Wage Employer.

Note that the Living Wage and London Living Wage are voluntary rates of pay whilst the National Living and Minimum Wage rates are mandatory.

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