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The Living Wage: Taking Action on Poverty Pay
Mon 31 October 2016, 08:30 – 11:00 GMT
Join us at the start of Living Wage Week, as we look ahead to the next year and continue to build a Living Wage movement.
Get the latest on the social and business case for paying the Living Wage
Find out what it would mean for you to become an accredited Living Wage employer
Join like-minded people and find out how you can encourage employers to get accredited
Celebrate with employers who have been accredited as we reveal who has won the Living Wage Champion Award 2016 and announce the new Living Wage rate.
Confirmed Speakers include:
Leader Tony Lloyd, Interim GM Mayor and Police and Crime Commissioner for Greater Manchester
Clive Memmott, Chief Executive, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
Delegates will also have the opportunity to attend one of the following workshops:
Good for Society: Inclusive growth and the Living Wage | Dr. Anthony Rafferty, Inclusive Growth Analysis Unit
Good for Business: Stating the case for the Living Wage | Christian Spence and Alex Davies, GM Chamber of Commerce
Building the Living Wage Movement: The role of Responsible Business | Amy Hulme, Living Wage Foundation
Take Action: Could I become a campaigner? | Debbie Leigh, John Leigh and Furqan Naeem, GM Living Wage Campaign & Manchester Citizens
Take Action: University of Manchester, Pay the Living Wage | Sorcha Floyd and Izzy Gurbuz, UoM Students Union
Take Action: Manchester United & Manchester City, Pay the Living Wage | Nixon Todd, UNISON
We sincerely hope you can join us for what promises to be an excellent morning!
This event is led by The Greater Manchester Living Wage Campaign in partnership with The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce.
Who is this event for?
Anyone is welcome to attend. The event will be of particular interest to (1) Accredited Living Wage employers in the North West of England (2) All employers interested in learning more about the business case for the Living Wage (3) Anyone who wants to help tackle poverty pay in Greater Manchester (4) Staff and students at the University of Manchester (5) Manchester United FC or Manchester City FC staff and/or fans.
What about transport and parking?
The nearest car parks are Dilworth St, Cecil St and Denmark St. Parking may be difficult. Please arrive early if driving. Click on the link below for information on transport and/or parking.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
I have special dietary requirements. Is there someone I can speak to?
We will provide refreshments suitable for vegetarians and with gluten-free content. If you have other requirements please email us at: email@example.com