Fifth 'paid less than living wage'

A study has found that one in five British workers are paid less than the living wage.

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Some Londoners paid less than living wage

Some 4.82 million UK workers receive less than the living wage - the rate of pay designed to help workers to afford a basic standard of living.

The rate is currently £8.30 an hour in London and £7.20 in the rest of the country, compared with the national minimum wage rate of £6.19 an hour

Workers receiving less than living wage Credit: Press Association

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