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Penrose Care are a small privately-owned business in the home care sector. The founders established Penrose Care as a Living Wage employer from the outset as well as providing...

Published: January 2018
Categories: Fair pay & benefits
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Co-op, the consumer cooperative, had excellent staff engagment but rising absence rates and a higher-than-average staff turnover suggested they could do more to address employee...
Published: January 2018
Categories: Fair pay & benefits
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Providing the quality service expected by the billion passengers using the London Underground every  year,  relies on a skilled and motivated workforce working effectively and...

Published: January 2018
Categories: Fair pay & benefits

KPMG in the UK is part of KPMG Europe LLP - the largest integrated accounting firm in Europe, and a leading provider of professional services. KPMG in the UK has over 11,000...

Published: January 2018
Categories: Fair pay & benefits
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Coffee retailer Starbucks stores primarily operate in large cities where they found their employees were struggling with high living costs. To help address this Starbucks...

Published: January 2018
Categories: Fair pay & benefits
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High street retailer Oliver Bonas introduced the Living Wage in September 2015. In the following six months staff retention increased, there was a small decline in sickness and...

Published: January 2018
Categories: Fair pay & benefits