Living Wage

How will the rising Living Wage affect hospitality?

How will the rising Living Wage affect hospitality?

By Sophie Witts

The Chancellor announced last week that from April 2016 all UK businesses would have to pay staff over 25 a National Living Wage of £7.20 per hour, rising to £9 per hour by 2020.

The majority of bar staff, serving staff and kitchen assistants are currently paid less than the Living Wage

Hospitality jobs fall short of Living Wage

By Carina Perkins

Hospitality jobs are some of the lowest paid in the UK, with the majority of bar staff, waiting staff and kitchen assistants currently earning less than the Living Wage, according to new research from KPMG.


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