The new rate for the Living Wage has been announced. It is £9 per hour outside London, and the rate in the capital is now £10.55.
The real Living Wage is calculated annually by researchers at Loughborough University and based on what people really need to live. The rate applies to all employees over 18, whereas the current government minimum) which increases in April 2019) is £7.83 for those over 25, £5.90 for ages 18-20 and £7.38 for ages 21-24.
Lewes for a Living Wage works with the Living Wage Foundation and with the local Living Wage Brighton and Hove campaign.