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Traveleads A ‘Living Wage’ Employer’

Posted: 3rd February 2015

Traveleads LogoTraveleads officially became a Living Wage Employer on the 28th of January 2015 after receiving their accreditation.

This accreditation ensures that all staff is paid at least the minimum living wage currently at £7.85, this stands at £1.35 above the National Minimum Wage.

The Living Wage is an independently set hourly rate updated annually and calculated accordingly to the basic cost of living in the UK.

Wayne Russell Sales Director for Traveleads said “We are delighted with the accreditation and feel that implementing the Living Wage is in line with our values as an ethical independent business operating within Scotland and the UK. This is not only good for us an employer but more importantly for the individual employee and society as a whole.”

The Scottish Living Wage Accreditation Initiative has been operating in Scotland since April 2014 and provides support and advice to organisations that wish to pay the living wage. More than 70 employers in Scotland are now accredited.

If you wish to learn more about Traveleads and our services please contact Wayne Russell on 0131 718 4000 or by e-mail at wrussell@traveleads.netTraveleads - Living Wage Emplyer

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