Living wage: Squeeze until the pips squeak?

THE LIVING Wage Foundation is the voluntary campaign which has been around for about 12 years, encouraging businesses to sign up voluntarily to pay the real living wage, which has been calculated based on the cost of living and is £8.25 an hour outside of London.

Tom Skinner, the Greater Manchester campaign leader for the Living Wage Foundation, said: “We take it as a great compliment that the Chancellor has co-opted our term. 

“But it has been co-opted because a living wage is based... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...