Business case for paying a Living Wage: case evidence of Place-based approaches

  • Coulson, Andrea (Principal Investigator)
  • Butcher, Deborah (Researcher)

Project: Internally funded project

Project Details


The aim of the research is to provide place-based evidence of the business case for paying a Real Living Wage in Scotland.

Centres on case studies of Living Wage Places and explores how stakeholders account for their shared values and put into practice Living Wage principles

Layman's description

Research on Living Wage Places

Key findings

Alignment: Designed to meet the ongoing challenge of providing evidence of the business case for paying the “Real Living Wage” as campaigned for locally in Scotland by the Poverty Alliance through Living Wage Scotland
Effective start/end date1/02/1931/01/20

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth


  • Real Living Wage
  • Business case
  • account


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