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Colleges ‘still have work to do on the living wage’

Institutions struggling to ensure fair pay for subcontracted staff, analysis shows

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Almost all of Scotland’s colleges say they have introduced, or are making progress towards, national measures aimed at paying staff a fair wage.

But the sector still appears to have further to go to ensure that the benefits of these changes – such as the introduction of the real living wage – are spread across its entire workforce.

This is the finding of a Tes Scotland analysis, as well as being a theme in FE minister Shirley-Anne Somerville’s annual letter of guidance to the Scottish Funding Council last week.

Her letter stressed the importance of ensuring fairness and equality on pay. ...

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