Living Wage Week
the real Living Wage movement
Join us for the annual celebration of the real Living Wage movement 9-15 November 2020. The week begins with the new rate announcement and continues with networking events, webinars, testimony from employers and workers and much more.
To join in, accredited Living Wage Employers can download a Digital Pack. You can also book a place at one of our online events listed below.
The real Living Wage in Early Learning and Childcare (ELC)
Monday 9 November 10-11am
Building a Fairer Scotland: Social Enterprise and the real Living Wage
Tuesday 10 November 12-1pm
The real Living Wage in Adult Social Care
Wednesday 11 November 10-11am
A Fair Flexible Work Programme for Scotland
Wednesday 11 November 1-2pm
This webinar from flexible working experts Timewise, in partnership with Glasgow Chamber of Commerce and Living Wage Scotland is for Business Owners, Line Managers and HR Managers who are interested in flexible ways of working.
We have now experienced a number of months of enforced home working, with social distancing measures continuing in the months ahead. That makes it more important than ever that people managers work with employees to actively support flexible ways of working.
The real Living Wage in the Hospitality Sector
Thursday 12 November 10.30-11.30am
Designed to inspire and engage all accredited and non-accredited Living Wage Hospitality employers in Scotland, this event will share information about the real Living Wage in Scotland, guidance on how to become accredited and the benefits of accreditation. It will also provide an opportunity for accredited employers who would like to maximise those benefits.
Guest speakers include Jamie Hepburn, Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills; Gordon McIntyre, Founder of Hospitality Health; Tom McDermott, Director, Sprigg who
will share their experience and insights into the real Living Wage in the Hospitality sector. We'll also be joined by the inspirational Mollie Hughes, Adventurer and Mountaineer.
The real Living Wage and Anchor Institutions
Friday 13 November 10-11.30am
Of particular interest to Local Authorities and NHS Boards in Scotland, this event will focus on the leadership of anchor institutions. We will hear how influential organisations introduced the real Living Wage and how it fits within their local economic and anti-poverty strategies.
Chaired by Kerry McKenzie from Public Health Scotland with guest speakers: Jamie Hepburn, Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills; Professor Ed Heery, Cardiff Business School; Lynn Anderson from Living Wage Scotland and Councillor Joe Cullinane from North Ayrshire Council