The real Living Wage rate is now £9.50 across the UK and £10.85 in London.
Since 2011, over £1.3 billion in extra wages has gone to low-paid workers thanks to the Living Wage movement, founded by members of Citizens UK. £800m of those extra wages have gone to people in key worker industries.
But research from the Living Wage Foundation shows that a fifth of employees - 5.5 million - are still paid under the real Living Wage.Read more
Students from Manchester University are some of the leaders who met with the Law Commission to share their experiences of misogyny.
Citizens UK has welcomed the Law Commission’s announcement today (23rd September 2020) that they recommend gender and misogyny be categorised as a hate crime in a once in a generation update to UK hate crime law.Read more
From Monday 21st September 2020, thousands of people in the UK will be at risk of losing their homes as the ban on evictions policy ends. This is leaving many of our neighbours in an overwhelmingly vulnerable position as coronavirus cases rise throughout the country.
People with No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) will be especially impacted, as they are not entitled to support packages offered by the Government.Read more