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    . Nov 2018   The Real Living Wage Rate  2019      (Also called Ethical Wage Rate)

The Living Wage Foundation has announced (5th Nov 2018) that the Real Living Wage rate for the year 2019 is £9.00 per hour outside London. This is calculated by the Centre for Research in Social Policy at Loughborough University. Conference decided some years ago that all employees of UK Methodism should receive at least the current Living Wage rate as approved by the Living Wage Foundation. NB The so-called National Living Wage is a much lower rate and is actually a new and confusing name for the National Minimum Wage.


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