The London living wage rises to £9.15

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The London living wage rises to £9.15
3rd November 2014

The London Living Wage has risen from £8.80 per hour to £9.15. Campaigners are calling this a success, saying the number of companies paying the rate had more than doubled in the past year.

Critics suggest nearly a quarter of the population still earn less than last year's living wage, which was set at £7.65 an hour. Matthew Bolton, from Citizen UK discusses the differences between national minimum wage and the London living wage. 

Matthew also explains why it's beneficial not only for individuals to earn the living wage, but it's also profitable for businesses and the taxpayer too. 

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