More and more of us are shopping online, not only for everyday items but to treat ourselves and our loved ones. But now more than ever it is time to choose to support business that treat their people fairly.
We have put together some suggestions for a Living Wage care package from some great Living Wage employers. So you can be sure you are supporting businesses who believe in providing their staff with a real Living Wage.
Show your loved ones you care, while showing you care about how businesses treat their staff.
Delicious craft beer from Brewgooder.
Brewgooder produce delicious craft beer and use the profits from the sales to bring clean water and life to people, their mission has helped 65,000 people so far. So, if you want to show the beer lover in your life that you care, some Brewgooder beer is the ideal gift – they can enjoy a nice cold beer whilst knowing that their gift is helping to bring clean water to people.
Handmade chocolate from Ocelot Chocolate.
Ocelot Chocolate is a small Edinburgh based business focused on producing high quality and delicious ethical chocolate. With an amazing range of flavours and a passion for good chocolate, they consider good chocolate to be a whole food group of its own! This would be the perfect gift for someone with a sweet tooth and comes wrapped in beautifully in house designed packaging, giving you a gift that looks beautiful and tastes amazing.
Beautiful gifts, cards, and stationery from Paper Tiger.
Another fantastic Edinburgh based Living Wage employer; Paper Tiger has two stores in Edinburgh and although they may be closed for now, you can thankfully still get everything you need from their online shop. With an extensive range of cards, stationery, and gifts for all occasions Paper Tiger is the perfect place to go for everything you need to show someone you care right now.
Speciality grade ethical coffee from Dear Green.
Glasgow based Dear Green Coffee roast and supply speciality grade coffee beans. With a focus on ensuring their coffee has maximum taste but is also ethically sourced, Dear Green coffee is a great choice for a gift for the coffee fan in your life. If you are missing getting your favourite coffee look no further than the amazing range of coffee available to purchase on Dear Green’s website. Satisfy that coffee craving knowing you are enjoying an ethically made coffee from a Living Wage employer.
Award winning healthy snack boxes from Healthy Nibbles.
Healthy Nibbles have a simple mission, to make healthier snacking options easier to access to allow people to transform their food purchase and consumption decisions and contribute to optimal health and wellbeing for people across the nation. So, if you want to treat someone you care about to a healthy box of snacks look no further than Healthy Nibbles online shop where you can get some treats delivered straight to their door.
Their favourite tipple from The Good Spirits Co’s wide range of drinks.
Launched in 2011, The Good Spirit Co is an excellent stop to make when looking for you or someone else’s favourite tipple. With three stores and their online shop The Good Spirit Co stock a wide range of fine wines and spirits. Being fond of a nice drink themselves the team aim to sell drinks which they enjoy and would also buy themselves. While you can’t currently visit their stores, you can order online through their website and have your old favourite or something new delivered right to your door!
A new book from the beautiful selection at The Edinburgh Bookshop.
The team in The Edinburgh Bookshop are referred to as “booklovers” making this the perfect place to look for a gift for the book worm in your life to really enjoy. With a wide range of beautiful books, the team should be able to find something to suit but if you are looking for something specific not in stock these booklovers will also be happy to try and track it down for you. Currently you can click and collect from the store or a free local delivery service is on offer.