Statement on the Living Wage commitment

Chair of Universities Wales, Professor Colin Riordan said: “By the end of July 2017 all Welsh universities will have become signatories to the Welsh Government’s Code of Practice Ethical Employment in Supply Chains.

“Universities Wales members are committing to paying the Living Wage Foundation’s living wage to all directly employed HE staff by 2018/19 and to starting the process of implementing the living wage across their outsourced HE activity*, from 2018/19.”

*In the UK, as contracts arise for renewal and where it is not precluded by terms of grant or other funding/contracts