Queen Mary University of London

Supporting the living wage

Working in partnership with groups such as Citizens UK, research from Queen Mary University of London supports the campaign for a living wage.

The living wage aims to have an impact on high rates of 'in-work poverty' that affects millions of households in the UK.

Introducing a higher minimum pay threshold needs to be based on the amount an individual needs to earn to cover the basic costs of living.

As a principal partner of the Living Wage Foundation, a Citizens UK initiative, research from Queen Mary’s School of Geography has provided evidence to support the campaign for employers to adopt the living wage.

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