Encouraging adoption of the London Living Wage

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-09-16
Session date: 
September 16, 2015
Reference: 
2015/2583
Question By: 
Stephen Knight
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Following the accreditation of Oliver Bonas as a London Living Wage employer, what are you doing to encourage others within the retail sector to follow their lead?

Answer

Answer for Encouraging adoption of the London Living Wage

Answer for Encouraging adoption of the London Living Wage

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I congratulate Oliver Bonas. I am urging all businesses in London including those in the retail sector to sign up to paying the London Living Wage and become accredited Living Wage employers.  I am continuing to write to businesses including those in the retail sector where the Living Wage Foundation have indicated I can add most value in encouraging them to sign up to accreditation.