london living wage
"I’m getting poorer and poorer every year."
For politicians seeking to raise the pay at the bottom, by all means celebrate those firms that embrace a Living Wage, but don't forget to focus on these structural issues.
Iain Duncan Smith's Department for Work and Pensions has nearly two-thirds of government workers on less than the living
A London minimum wage may not be a panacea for all poverty in the capital, but it will provide a number of families with increased financial stability, and it will do so without jeopardising London's job market.
One in five British workers earns below the so-called living wage, a report has revealed. Using the most recent figures available
Treating employees with dignity and respect is not just good for people, it's good for business. Research shows that workers are more productive when they're happier,
We can bemoan the privatisation agenda all we like, but it exists nonetheless, and I'd rather spend my time supporting students to work with other workers and unions to negotiate better conditions, including a living wage.
This week, London will celebrate not one, but two great traditions. The first, of course, is the Olympic tradition: a global reaffirmation of the values of athletic performance and fair competition. The second is the still-contested tradition of paying a fair living wage to all willing workers.
On Wednesday 4 April the London Green Party will host its second comedy fundraiser at the Leicester Square Theatre, headlined by Alistair McGowan and Scott Capurro. It will raise money for the forthcoming London elections, when I'm running for Mayor.
Boris Johnson is the darling of the Tory grassroots. From the pulpit of his Telegraph column he has hurled bread to his Tory