Building a Living Wage in Lambeth

1 March 2019

Written by: Lambeth Council

Focus on North Lambeth - Jobs and skills - Opportunities

The Foundry ethical workspace provider in Oval Way, SE11 are promoting London Living Wage with an event in partnership with the  LW Foundation.

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Building a Living Wage in Lambeth

The Foundry would like to invite you all to gather and witness the importance of paying London Living Wage.

LLW: What is it? Why pay it? Who pays it?

Find out how your business can benefit from becoming a Living Wage employer. Build on your knowledge and gain a better understanding of the Living Wage.


You will hear from Conrad Peberdy – Managing Director of Ethical Property, Jon Davies – Lambeth Labour Councillor, Lucy Bannister – The Living Wage Foundation, Bernard Collier – Vauxhall One, and Living Wage employers and employees.

Word from the Cabinet

Cllr Andy Wilson, Cabinet Member for Finance, said: “I’d encourage businesses and local residents to attend this event and find out more about the very real benefits of paying the London Living Wage. Receiving the rate can make a real difference in people’s lives, especially for those who struggle on low incomes.

Lambeth and the London Living Wage

“Lambeth is proud to be a London Living Wage employer with all staff and 99 per cent of its contracts all paying the rate at a minimum. We are also offering a one-off Business Rates discount to employers who become accredited London Living Wage employer in 2019/2020.”

When, where and how to book your free place

  • Date and Time: Thu, 7 March 2019.  Testimonies and presentations 6 pm – 7 pm. Networking and refreshments from 7 pm.
  • Book free tickets via Eventbrite
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  •  If you have any questions or need information about this Living Wage Event, please
  • The Foundry is a remarkable RIBA award winning, BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rated centre in Vauxhall, London offering office, meeting, conference and exhibition space to social justice and human rights focused organisations. Discounted rates for conference and meeting space are available to registered charities, Community Interest Companies and social enterprises. See their information pages