Cambridge Living Wage

Providing a Living Wage is:

Good for business

  • Reduction in staff turnover and sickness rates
  • Less absenteeism
  • Improved staff morale and productivity
  • Better retention of staff
  • Recruitment of committed staff
  • Reputation as an ethical employer

Good for the worker

  • Workers are able to provide properly for themselves and their family
  • They are less reliant on benefits
  • They don’t have to work excessive hours
  • They have more time for their family

Good for Cambridge

  • The living wage reduces the burden on taxpayers making up for low wages
  • Cambridge continues its reputation for first-rate business and high-quality workforce


For more information including advice on how to become an accredited Living Wage employer please see:

The district council for Cambridge.