PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11/9/20
PURELY SCOTTISH BOTTLERS LIMITED CELEBRATES LIVING WAGE ACCREDITATION
Living Wage Scotland are pleased to announce that Purely Scottish Bottlers Limited has become accredited as a Living Wage employer.
Their Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at Purely Scottish, regardless of whether they are direct employees or third-party contracted staff, receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.30. This rate is higher than the statutory minimum for over 25s of £8.72 per hour introduced in April 2020.
The real Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually. The Living Wage is calculated according to the real costs of living.
David Albers – Purely Scottish – UK Commercial Director commented – “we are delighted to receive this accreditation as evidence of our support to our loyal and hardworking workforce in the rural community. We will be encouraging all our suppliers and contacts in the UK drinks industry to work towards this standard”
Employers choose to pay the real Living Wage on a voluntary basis. The Living Wage enjoys cross-party political support.