Living Wage Brighton Blog

The Living Wage Advent Calendar!

The countdown to Christmas is officially on! It could well be time to start shopping. There’s so many fantastic shops in and around Brighton & Hove, but how many of them are paying their employees a real Living Wage? To help you with your buying choices, we wanted to bring you a special Living Wage advent calendar featuring some of… ...Read More

Everyday Superheroes: Our extraordinary caregivers

By Alison Scutt, owner and director of Home Instead Senior Care – Lewes District and Uckfield. Home Instead Senior Care Lewes District and Uckfield are delighted to be a Living Wage employer. We are also equally delighted to hear that The Living Wage Foundation has announced the new UK Living Wage hourly rate of £9.30 per hour, an increase of… ...Read More

New Living Wage rate announced

This week is Living Wage Week which is when the new Living Wage is announced for the UK and London each year. The hourly rate, calculated independently by the Resolution Foundation, was announced on Monday 11 November: £9.30 for Brighton & the UK £10.75 for London The Brighton & Hove Living Wage Campaign now has 575 employers signed up since… ...Read More

The Living Wage research project

By Kirin Bhadesha, Catalyst Team Member Since 2018, two Catalyst team members get the opportunity to work for a week on the Brighton & Hove Living Wage Campaign supported by Brighton Chamber. This year, Arthur and I got the chance to support an audit of Brighton Living Wage employers as part of the campaign. The Catalyst Team is a group… ...Read More

Brighton & Hove Albion FC is the 550th Living Wage employer in the city

Living Wage 550 shoot with Brighton & Hove Abion FC

This week the Brighton & Hove Living Wage campaign reached the milestone of 550 Living Wage employers in the city. The 550th employer to sign up was Brighton & Hove Albion FC. Rose Read, Head of People and Culture, said: “Brighton & Hove Albion FC and our charitable arm, Albion in the Community, have paid the Living Wage to our… ...Read More

Health Assured’s take on the link between financial stability and mental health

1. Who are Health Assured and what services do you provide? Health Assured are occupational health experts. Their services focus on issues surrounding mental health in the workplace. Services they offer include: Employee assistance programmes, trauma management, health assessments, stress counselling and more. 2. Why do you support the living wage campaign? This campaign and others like it helps to… ...Read More

Use It or Lose It! Save Energy and Money with European Funding.

Thinking of going green but not sure where to start? Svenja from Living Wage employer Sustainable Business Partnership CIC has created this blog post all about their funded Utilise Plus programme, designed to help businesses save energy. Everyone wants to do their bit to stop climate change but it can be difficult to know where to start. That’s why, when the Sustainable… ...Read More

Meet Flexibility Matters, the 500th Living Wage Employer in Brighton

The 500th employer to sign up to the Brighton & Hove Living Wage campaign is Emma Cleary, owner and founder of Flexibility Matters. Hi Emma, congratulations on becoming our 500th Living Wage employer! Tell us more about your business. Flexibility Matters is the champion of all things about flexible working. From recruitment, to best practice in creating flexible working strategies,… ...Read More

What to do in Brighton this spring

Spring is 100% on its way and as the city’s residents start to come out of hibernation and day trippers begin planning their visits down to the coast, it’s always a good idea to do some research and find out what’s going on in Brighton & Hove. But where to start and how to choose? Fortunately, the Brighton & Hove… ...Read More

Brighton & Hove Living Wage Christmas buyer’s guide

The top 20 Living Wage Brighton buyer's guide

Christmas shopping in Brighton, Hove and the surrounding areas is hardly a chore, with so many fantastic independent retailers to choose from. What’s more, with nearly 500 Living Wage employers locally, you can be sure you make your purchases count by supporting these businesses in the festive season. We’ve compiled a list of twenty one Living Wage shops to visit… ...Read More

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