Joseph Rowntree sets new Living Wage at £7.45

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation sets a new Living Wage annually and this year's rate is £7.45, a 25p increase.

Ed Miliband will make a speech later this morning to set out the case for companies to pay the Living Wage.

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London Living Wage up to £8.55

The Living Wage rate for workers in the capital is to increase by 25p an hour to £8.55, the Mayor of London has announced. Labour leader Ed Miliband is to unveil plans for a national equivalent of £7.20 per hour.