Living Wage Brighton Blog

Interview with Laurence Hill, Landlord of Fortune of War

Edward Lowton, a recent graduate of Brighton Journalist Works, interviews Laurence Hill, the Landlord of Fortune of War, to find out why he recently signed up to the Brighton & Hove Living Wage Campaign. Tell us about the Fortune of War. Fortune of War is a well known pub on the seafront, the only actual pub on the seafront and… ...Read More

Interview with Kat Neeser of Sew In Brighton

Edward Lowton, a recent graduate of Brighton Journalist Works, interviews Kat Neeser of Sew In Brighton (pictured above with PA James), to find out why she signed up to the Brighton & Hove Living Wage Campaign. Tell me a bit about you and your business I used to be a London fashion designer before starting Sew In Brighton sewing school… ...Read More

Interview with David Toscano of Cin Cin

Edward Lowton, a recent graduate of Brighton Journalist Works, interviews David Toscano, the owner of Cin Cin, to find out why he signed up to the Brighton & Hove Living Wage Campaign. Tell us a bit about your business, when did you start trading? We are a street food and event catering business that started trading in 2013 – I… ...Read More

Interview with Peter Hedgethorne, Director of Plus Accounting

Edward Lowton, a recent graduate of Brighton Journalist Works, interviews Peter Hedgethorne, Director of Plus Accounting, to find out why they signed up to the Brighton & Hove Living Wage Campaign. Tell us a bit about your firm, when was it established? It was established in 1992, we’re an accountancy firm offering a range of financial services. We provide a… ...Read More

Interview with Lee Evans, Managing Director of Organic Roofs

Edward Lowton, a recent graduate of Brighton Journalist Works, interviews Lee Evans, Managing Director of Organic Roofs, to find out why he signed up to the Brighton & Hove Living Wage Campaign. Organic Roofs is a Brighton based company that provides design advice, installation and maintenance for green roofs. Tell us a bit about your business, how did Organic Roofs… ...Read More

Living Wage Foundation announces 1,500th accredited employer!

The Living Wage Foundation is the UK-wide Living Wage campaign, launched in 2011 by Citizens UK. Emma Kosmin, the Programme Manager for the South East, will be writing regular blogs to update us on research, news and what’s happening nationally.  It is an incredibly exciting time at the Living Wage Foundation, where we have just announced the 1,500th accredited Living… ...Read More

How the Living Wage can give your business wings

Robin Hall, of Robin Hall HR, gives a quick exploration of how the Living Wage can help power your business towards higher profit and make your business a better place to work at the same time. If you would like to discuss how Robin Hall HR could help your organisation get the best out of your people then call 01273… ...Read More

Lewes joins the Brighton & Hove Living Wage Campaign

A number of businesses in Lewes have signed up to the Brighton & Hove Living Wage Campaign and this week Lewes officially became part of our campaign. Richard Wolfstrome, who designed our Brighton & Hove Living Wage logo, has adapted the logo for Lewes to use. He has also created a Living Wage ‘supporter’ logo, so if you support the… ...Read More

Over 200 businesses have now signed up to the campaign

Last week, we announced that over 200 businesses, charities, social enterprises and public sector organisations had signed up to the Living Wage Campaign in Brighton & Hove. Since then, 10 more businesses have joined, bringing the number of Living Wage employers in Brighton & Hove to 210. “I’m really proud that we’ve signed up 200 businesses to be Living Wage… ...Read More

Crunch explain the benefits of a living wage

Crunch has been paying its staff a living wage from the day we set up, back in 2009. We recently decided to add our support to the Brighton & Hove Living Wage Campaign, because we feel the living wage could help not just individuals, but businesses and, ultimately, society as a whole. Here’s why. Benefits for individuals The amount of… ...Read More

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