Category Archives: Salaries

Westminster Council fails its duty of care to its care home workers

Westminster Labour Councillors are deeply concerned by news that over 40% of staff at Westminster Council’s Westmead and Carlton Dene Residential Care Homes are being paid below the London Living Wage (LLW). After raising concerns internally about this shocking state … Continue reading

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Call to address poor Westminster Council staff morale over low pay

Westminster Labour Councillors have called on Westminster Council to address poor morale amongst staff over low pay. According to the ‘Financial Times’ some Westminster Council staff “need to use food banks and payday loans just in order to get through … Continue reading

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Westminster Conservatives pay out nearly £900,000 in senior staff bonuses but claim they have no money to pay the London Living Wage to low paid staff

Over the past three years Westminster Conservatives have paid out nearly £900,000 in senior staff bonuses at the same time as they have been claiming that the Council has no money to ensure that the London Living Wage is paid … Continue reading

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‘It was a pure cock-up’ – Westminster council’s deputy leader says £50-80k ‘basic’ wage slip-up was a mistake

The ‘Evening Standard’ reports; “Westminster council’s deputy leader today admitted making a “cock-up” after suggesting people with a “basic” first job earn £50-80,000 per year. Robert Davis, a partner at law firm Freeman Box, told a property developer he wanted … Continue reading

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